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.
It is being reported on August 21, 2017 that Michelle Carter was in court on two separate issues. One was to clarify the probation requirements of Ms. Carter who was found guilty of manslaughter earlier this month. The other was to admonish the defense’s expert witness, Dr. Peter Breggin, who testified on Carter’s behalf.
On Friday June 16, 2017 Michelle Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. A sentencing report is being prepared and will be announced in a hearing on August 3, 2017. Carter will be sentenced as an adult and faces up to 20 years in the state prison.