Slender Man stabbing

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Slender Man stabbing
Slender Man stabbing is located in Wisconsin
Slender Man stabbing
Waukesha, Wisconsin[1]
LocationWaukesha, Wisconsin
Coordinates42°58′53″N 88°13′26″W / 42.9814°N 88.2239°W / 42.9814; -88.2239Coordinates: 42°58′53″N 88°13′26″W / 42.9814°N 88.2239°W / 42.9814; -88.2239
DateMay 31, 2014; 6 years ago (2014-05-31)
Attack type
Non-fatal injuries
VictimsPayton Leutner
PerpetratorsAnissa Weier and Morgan Geyser

On May 31, 2014, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, 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 wouldn't kill their families and allow them to become his servants. She survived, and was found by a cyclist.

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

References[change | change source]

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