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.
It is being reported on August 21, 2017 that one of the two girls who stabbed a friend 19 times plead guilty to murder. In 2014 two 12-year-old friends made a pact to slay a third girl as a sacrifice to fictional internet character Slender Man. The attack took place in a park near Milwaukee Wisconson. The victim, Payton Leutner, survived.
It is being reported on September 21, 2015 that the trial for two 12-year-olds who are charged with stabbing a friend 19 times has been delayed. The two young girls were tried as adults but their lawyers want to move the trial to the juvenile courts. The trial was scheduled to begin on October 15th but is now delayed pending a decision by the appeals court on whether they can be moved to juvenile court.
It is being reported on August 21, 2015 that the two12-year-old girls who attempted to kill their friend in a sacrifice to the fictitious character Slenderman, plead not guilty in court today. The two girls, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, now 13, are being tried as adults and face decades in prison.