A jury in the Slender Man stabbing case found Anissa Weier not able to appreciate the wrongfulness of her actions due to mental disease or defect. Weier will be committed to a mental hospital for three to 25 years.
In the third day of Anissa Weier’s trial to ascertain her mental status, three people took the stand. First was teacher Jeffrey Taege, then two psychiatrists who evaluated Anissa.
On the second day of the Anissa Weier trial in the Slenderman stabbing case, a detective, a teacher, and a forensic psychologist took the stand. First detective Shelly Fisher described her interview with the victim, Peyton and evidence that she retrieved from the perpetrators school lockers. Then Dr. Melisaa Westendorf testified about her expert opinion of Anissa’s mental state.
On September 12, 2017 the trial for Anna Weier began in Wisconsin. Weier and her friend Morgan Geyser are being tried as adults for stabbing their friend Peyton Leutner in 2014. The girls were all 12 years old at the time of the attack. Leutner was struck 19 times but survived.