Girl Accused in 'Slender Man' Stabbing to Appear in Court

Judge will decide if one of the two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their friend is fit to stand trial.
1:59 | 08/01/14

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latest on the case of the two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a friend. Supposedly to gain the approval of the fictional character slenderman. They're due back in court today where a judge will decide whether one of them is competent to stand trial. ABC's Linzie Janis has the story. Reporter: This morning Morgan geyser and Anissa Weier are due back in court and a judge deciding whether geyser is competent to stand trial accused of stabbing her friend back in may. They're charged as adults with attempted first degree intentional homicide allegedly luring the girl into the woods for a game of hide-and-seek. Stabbing her 19 times in hopes of meeting the fictional online character slenderman. Weier allegedly telling investigators you needed to kill a person to show your dedication to slenderman. The court is going to evaluate two issues, was the girl lucid and sane? And, second, is she competent to assist in her defense today? Reporter: Neither girl has entered a plea but the young victim survived the attack. Managing to attract the attention of a bicyclist who called for help. Is there any bleeding going on? Her clothing has got blood on it. She's been recovering at home since leaving the hospital in June. Well wishers raising nearly $60,000 on an online fund-raiser for medical costs. Also sending prayers and boxes and boxes of hearts, purple, her favorite color. These new photos obtained exclusively by ABC news show her holding a real purple heart. Anonymously donated to her for bravery. To get a purple heart you have to be courageous. You have to be strong and you have to have had a wound. You were hurt and I -- this is very appropriate for this girl. Reporter: The young victim spent her summer volunteering 5 at an animal shelter continuing to make her family proud. We're very excited and we're very proud of her. For "Good morning America," Linzie Janis, ABC news, new York.

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