First, new information on the disturbing case out of Wisconsin, where two girls are charged with luring a friend into the woods and trying to stab her to death, all inspired by a fantasy character on... See More
First, new information on the disturbing case out of Wisconsin, where two girls are charged with luring a friend into the woods and trying to stab her to death, all inspired by a fantasy character on the internet. Ryan smith is tracking this story and joins us now. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning, George. The principal of the girls' school says all three were just Normal kids. Friends that stayed in class, every day students. Five days after the stabbing, the question still remains, what went wrong? This morning, a small Wisconsin town, still reeling at the turn of events, landing two 12-year-olds, Morgan geyser and Anissa Weier, behind bars. I would be surprised if this came out of nowhere. Reporter: Many are wondering if there were warning signs. Wasn't any kind of issues. Any problems with discipline. Reporter: The principal of the school all three girls attended, talking to ABC news about the girls' relationship. I don't know if they were best friends. They were friends. They did get together. Reporter: Geyser and Weier are being charged as adults, with first-degree intentional homicide. These aren't just regular kids with maturity problems. These are kids with no conscience. Reporter: More details emerging about the girls who allegedly stabbed their 12-year-old friend 19 times in hopes of meeting a fictional character called slender man. According to court documents, Weier stated you needed to kill a person to show your dedication to slender man. Many people do not believe that slender man is real. And she wanted to, quote, prove the skeptics wrong. The parents of Morgan geyser express sympathy for the victim and her family in a statement on Monday. And at school, the principal trying to help the girls' classmates cope. We have great people that care about kids and care about each other. And are supporting each other. Reporter: And some good news this morning about the victim. The principal tells us that she recently moved out of intensive care. And the hospital telling us, she's been upgraded to fair condition. That means recovery is starting to happen. Thank goodness for that. What are people behind the slender man website saying about it all? Reporter: The website is saying this is a character creating online. And people are adapting stories to it. They're not saying they're responsible. It's a proliferation of stories that the internet community has been involved in. And it's grown over time. It's taken on a life of its own. And the website is saying this isn't our responsibility. And the school, by the way, saying this wasn't on their radar. This was not something they were looking for. So, it shocked them, as well. Ryan, thanks very much. Thankfully, the young girl seems to be recovering well. Now, to a million-dollar
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