Slender Man Case: Girls Enter Pleas of Insanity

Accused of trying to kill classmate to please horror character Slender Man

One of the two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill their classmate to please horror character, Slender Man, has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.

The girl entered her plea in Waukesha County court on Friday. Judge Michael Bohren appointed two doctors to examine her and turn in a report on her mental healthy status by October 6.

The girl and her friend, Morgan Geyser, have been charged with attempted homicide in connection with the May 2014 attack on Payton Leutner. Prosecutors allege the girl and Geyser lured Leautner into a wooded Waukesha park and stabbed her multiple times. All three girls were 12 years old at the time.

Geyser has also has entered a plea of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.

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