Slender Man stabbing

2014 attempted murder in Waukesha, Wisconsin where two girls stabbed a friend to please a fictional character

On May 31, 2014, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, 12-year-olds Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser stabbed their friend Payton Leutner. They tried to kill her in the woods to impress the internet character Slenderman, so that way he would not kill their families and allow them to become his servants. She survived, and was found by a cyclist.

Slender Man stabbing
Slender Man stabbing is located in Wisconsin
Slender Man stabbing
Waukesha, Wisconsin[1]
LocationWaukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates42°58′53″N 88°13′26″W / 42.9814°N 88.2239°W / 42.9814; -88.2239
DateMay 31, 2014; 9 years ago (2014-05-31)
Attack type
VictimsPayton Leutner
PerpetratorsAnissa Weier and Morgan Geyser

Weier was sentenced to up to 25 years in a mental hospital, and Geyser was sentenced to up to 40.[2]

References change

  1. Gabler, Ellen (June 2, 2014). "Charges detail Waukesha pre-teens' attempt to kill classmate". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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