The doc covers the court case of two 12-year-olds who attempted to murder a classmate in 2014.
In 2014, two 12-year-old girls were alleged to have stabbed a classmate to please an Internet based fictional villain called Slenderman. This week, a Wisconsin state appeals court ruled that these young girls will be tried as adults. Yes, you read that right. Tried as adults.
Similar Cases with Dissimilar Punishments: Differences Between the Slenderman and Laughing Jack Cases
A 12-year-old girl in Indiana allegedly stabbed and killed her stepmother to please Laughing Jack, a fictional character depicted on the CreepyPasta website. This case is eerily similar to the Slenderman case that occurred in Waukesha, WI, during the summer of 2014.
The way we fail to treat children and adults with mental illness in this country is what is really crazy. It's also expensive, not only in financial terms, but also in lives lost, in dreams shattered. Dr. Oz could rebuild his credibility by focusing his attention on this public health crisis, by providing help -- and hope -- to millions.
A Wisconsin judge has ordered juvenile evaluations for the two young girls accused in the 'Slenderman' stabbing.
Like many people who become mental health advocates, I arrived in this role entirely by accident.
Unlike Slenderman, the shadow people have been sighted by a large number of witnesses around the globe, and these sightings have been documented by multiple investigators.
Take a look: Some states are making a topical Halloween choice this year, opting for Frozen costumes or dressing as the mythical
14 year old Florida teen Lily Marie Hartwell, who was a fan of the cult horror character, allegedly set her home on fire while her mother and younger brother were asleep inside. Luckily, both were able to escape unharmed after the fire alarms went off.
Since requesting homemade hearts to brighten up the spirits of the wounded girl, the family’s P.O. box has been swelling
READ A NEW STATEMENT FROM THE VICTIMS' FAMILY: Cotton says he also has hired a second doctor to evaluate the girl. Statment
The girl was released from the hospital a week after the incident and has been spending her days going to rehabilitation
Because I research juvenile justice issues in Milwaukee, 20 miles from where the bizarre Slender Man crime occurred, I've been fielding questions lately from friends and family from around the nation. Most are about the criminal justice system.
Wisconsin law requires attempted homicide cases that involve suspects at least 10 years old to begin in adult court before
Much like violent video games, rock music, comic books and horror movies before him, Slender Man is on track to becoming the devil du jour, the newest "won't someone think of the children?" scapegoat.
Can Eric Knudsen, the creator of the fictional character Slender Man, be held civilly liable for the recent violence suffered by the young victim of a stabbing attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin? The answer is a definitive "no" under First Amendment principles of free speech.