Two 12-year-old girls stab classmate to prove loyalty to Slenderman

stabbing suspects wisconsinThe title really does say it all. 12-year-old Morgan Geyser and 12-year-old Anissa Weier stabbed a 12-year-old classmate (name has not been released) Saturday morning in Wisconsin. They stabbed the victim 19 times and left her in the woods hoping she would die.

The motive of the attackers was to become proxies of Slenderman and to prove he was real. A fictional character created by the internet. Criminal and psychological experts say they’d be surprised if investigators didn’t find evidence of psychological problems in either of them.

(Morgan Geyser long hair, Anissa Weier short hair)

On Monday the two suspect were tried as adults with attempted first degree murder. They are facing up to 60 years in prison. Anissa Weier told the police that she first heard of Slenderman on a website called creepypasta and then introduced the site to Geyser.

A little background on Slenderman, he is depicted as being unnaturally tall, with very long limbs and/or tentacles that he can adjust the length of. Slenderman blends in with trees, and usually hides in plain sight. The more you know about him, the closer he gets.  Continue reading “Two 12-year-old girls stab classmate to prove loyalty to Slenderman”