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Brother of 'Slender Man' stabbing survivor: 'I couldn't believe ... that kind of thing could' happen

Caden Leutner was just 10 and in the fourth grade when his sister, Payton Leutner, was stabbed by two friends trying to appease a fictional character named "Slender Man."
5 months ago
'Slender Man' survivor's brother: 'I couldn't believe... that kind of thing' happened

'Slender Man' attack survivor speaks out for 1st time

Payton Leutner, “Slender Man” stabbing survivor, speaking out five years after the attack.
5 months ago
'Slender Man' attack survivor speaks out for 1st time

‘Slender Man’ survivor Payton Leutner talks about regaining trust

When she was 12, two friends lured her into the woods and stabbed her 19 times; she shared with David Muir a lesson she’d learned about friends.
5 months ago
‘Slender Man’ survivor Payton Leutner talks about regaining trust

What Payton Leutner said in hospital one week after ‘Slender Man’ stabbing attack

Waukesha Detective Shelly Fisher interviewed Payton Leutner at the hospital a week after her friends attacked her in the woods with a knife.
5 months ago
What Payton Leutner said in hospital one week after ‘Slender Man’ stabbing attack

1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing files appeal

2 girls were convicted of stabbing a classmate to please fictional character.
1 year ago
1 of 2 girls convicted in Slender Man stabbing files appeal

Mothers of teens who pleaded guilty in 'Slender Man' stabbing case say there were no warning signs of violence

Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser's moms say their daughters were "typical girls."
2 years ago
Moms of guilty teens in 'Slender Man' case say there were no red flags of violence

'Slender Man' stabbing survivor's mother offers message of hope to other parents

Payton Leutner was stabbed 19 times in 2014, and her mother offers her support to other parents dealing with horrific tragedy.
2 years ago
'Slender Man' stabbing survivor's mother offers message of hope to other parents

Moms of guilty teens in 'Slender Man' case speak out

Angie Geyser and Kristi Weier told ABC News they saw no warning signs of violence before their daughters stabbed a classmate.
2 years ago
Moms of guilty teens in 'Slender Man' case speak out

2nd teen in Slender Man case to remain in institutional care for 40 years

Morgan Geyser pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
2 years ago
2nd teen in Slender Man case to remain in institutional care for 40 years

Who Is Slender Man? Fictional Horror Character Explained

Dr. Eric Newsom explains how this terrifying Internet-based character from fan fiction grew a massive cult-like following.
2 years ago
Who Is Slender Man? Fictional Horror Character Explained

Motions to Reduce Bail Denied for Both Slender Man Stabbing Teens

Morgan and Anissa were 12 years old at the time of the alleged crime.
3 years ago
Slender Man Stabbing Teens Will Stay in Jail

Parents of Accused Teen Stabber in 'Slenderman' Case Speak Out for the 1st Time

Bill and Kristi Weier discuss what happened with their daughter Anissa during her interrogation and explain what it has been like since she first was taken into custody in 2014.
3 years ago
Parents of Accused Teen Stabber in 'Slenderman' Case Speak Out for the 1st Time

Parents of Accused Teen Stabber in 'Slender Man' Case Speak Out for the 1st Time

Children as young as 10 can be tried as adults in Wisconsin.
3 years ago
Parents of Accused Teen Stabber in 'Slender Man' Case Speak Out for the 1st Time

Girl Accused in Slender Man Stabbing to Plead Insanity: Lawyer

Morgan Geyser, 14, will plead not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect.
4 years ago
Girl Accused in Slender Man Stabbing to Plead Insanity: Lawyer

Mom of Teen Charged in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Claims Daughter Has Mental Illness

Mother of one of the accused girls in the "Slender Man" case, two 12-year-olds accused of stabbing a friend 19 times to please a fictional character, speaks out.
4 years ago
Mom of Teen Charged in 'Slender Man' Stabbing Speaks Out