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Doctors: Stabbing Suspect Sees Fictional Beings
CBS8 ^ | Aug 01, 2014 | M.L. JOHNSON

Posted on 08/01/2014 11:32:18 PM PDT by nickcarraway

One of two preteens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please a fictional horror character was ordered Friday to receive treatment rather than stand trial, based on doctors' testimony that she claims to see and have conversations with things others cannot - including unicorns and a Harry Potter villain.

Judge Michael Bohren ordered the 12-year-old girl evaluated and treated either in a hospital or in a juvenile detention center, where she currently is being held. Doctors have a year to get the girl to a point where she can help with her defense and go to trial. If they can't, she could be held at a treatment center.

According to court documents, the girls plotted for months to kill their friend to curry favor with Slender Man, a character in horror stories they read online.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbs8.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: harrypotter; slenderman; somethingawful

1 posted on 08/01/2014 11:32:18 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

These girls aren’t stupid, they know how to weasel out of a murder wrap


2 posted on 08/01/2014 11:33:08 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

I agree with you. Harry Potter villians, yeah, like that’s what really crazy (or demonically possessed) people see.

Full of s*** is the medical terminology we want here.


3 posted on 08/01/2014 11:36:19 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: jocon307

bump


4 posted on 08/01/2014 11:36:47 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

Look at the flowers, girls...


5 posted on 08/01/2014 11:37:32 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: nickcarraway

Future liberal...


6 posted on 08/01/2014 11:43:50 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: nickcarraway

“Insane, but guilty”

There was a whole Quincy episode on the need for such a ruling.


7 posted on 08/01/2014 11:46:58 PM PDT by ConservativeMind ("Humane" = "Don't pen up pets or eat meat, but allow infanticide, abortion, and euthanasia.")
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To: jocon307

Well maybe Slender Man and the girls will meet The Fat Lady that sings when they receive their sentences...


8 posted on 08/01/2014 11:47:26 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: GeronL

I could use a wrap. It’s rather chilly tonight.


9 posted on 08/01/2014 11:50:11 PM PDT by Laslo Fripp (The Sybil of Free Republic)
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To: jsanders2001

From the net, FYI to parents. (It does not seem to have anything to do with Harry Potter.):

Who is Slender Man?

Slender Man was initially the creation of a web user called Eric Knudsen. He entered a ‘paranormal pictures’ Photoshop contest on a comedy internet forum called Something Awful in June 2009. Participants had to turn ordinary photographs into creepy looking images, which were later passed off as authentic photos on a number of paranormal forums, reports Know Your Meme.

After Knudsen created Slender Man, describing him as a mysterious creature who stalked children, other Something Awful users began creating their own versions of Slender Man and these spread onto other sites, appearing in fan art, short stories, videos, video games and other media all over the web.

He is usually portrayed as a blank-faced, tall, thin figure in a suit, with tentacles protruding from his back. Depending on the interpretations of the myth, he can cause memory loss, paranoia and coughing fits (known as “slendersickness”), and can teleport at will.

Read more: http://www.theweek.co.uk/crime/58824/who-is-slender-man-second-attack-linked-to-online-monster#ixzz39DOsS6Ok


10 posted on 08/01/2014 11:52:48 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: GeronL

3 completely fictional characters.

11 posted on 08/01/2014 11:53:06 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

That is just wrongx1000


12 posted on 08/01/2014 11:56:09 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Laslo Fripp

Saran Wrap?


13 posted on 08/01/2014 11:56:32 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 21twelve

Sounds like a bit like the aliens trying to pass themselves off as human in Whitley Streibers book.


14 posted on 08/01/2014 11:58:38 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway

I just hate, hate, hate that at such a young age you did such a koo koo thing.

Because now you must pay for your crime. At least that is how it plays out in my mind.

,


15 posted on 08/02/2014 12:04:33 AM PDT by berdie
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To: Vince Ferrer

***Look at the flowers, girls...***

Yep.


16 posted on 08/02/2014 12:12:14 AM PDT by Washi
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To: jsanders2001

Yes, that fat lady will be Disney Villainess Ursala!

That character scares me so much I couldn’t even listen to the interview with an actress who played the part on Broadway.

I sincerely could not.

I think Ursala will get them all straightened out.

You want imaginary stuff, I’ve got imaginary stuff for you.


17 posted on 08/02/2014 12:19:47 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: GeronL
These girls aren’t stupid, they know how to weasel out of a murder wrap

You are right. They are not stupid. The stupid ones, are the idiots who bought it.

18 posted on 08/02/2014 12:32:26 AM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero plays a fiddle, while Obama plays Minnesota Fats)
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To: nickcarraway

Some 12 year old girls can be very devious.


19 posted on 08/02/2014 12:37:13 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: GeronL

As soon as I saw the word unicorns, I knew it was a set up. Morgan is dark not frilly. I bet these girls walk and will kill again and will make sure their victims are dead. Morgan Geyser is the one I fear most. She has sociopath written all over her.


20 posted on 08/02/2014 12:40:50 AM PDT by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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To: nickcarraway
Sorry, but my give a damn is broken. For all I care they could tell the two who stabbed that kid 19 times that a wood chipper is the entrance to paradise and have them hop in.

There is another kid involved, one who got the real horror of all this in getting stabbed and who will have scars far deeper than the ones from the knife. I think I will save what sympathy I can muster for for the victim.

21 posted on 08/02/2014 12:49:23 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: GeronL; Rodamala
And the "artist" is (are you ready?) a Former FReeper.

(Also famous for his paintings of people with pancakes.)

22 posted on 08/02/2014 1:39:36 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: ozaukeemom

I would agree....but what happens to Morgan Geyser by age twenty-one? Odds on her being fully released into society? Odds of killing dozens or hundreds more? And how many other Morgan Geysers are there in society? A hundred?


23 posted on 08/02/2014 1:42:15 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Rodamala; GeronL

You should be sentenced to life for posting that.


24 posted on 08/02/2014 1:42:36 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Doctors have a year to get the girl to a point where she can help with her defense and go to trial. If they can't, she could be held at a treatment center.

The girl (and all who claim mental illness) should go to trial regardless. I'm okay with involuntarily committing her to a mental institution for treatment during part of her sentence, but she should then serve the rest of her life in prison with no chance of parole if she is convicted of stabbing another child 19 times.

25 posted on 08/02/2014 3:45:00 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: ConservativeMind
“Insane, but guilty”

There was a whole Quincy episode on the need for such a ruling.

Absolutely, they did the crime, ergo they are guilty. You want hem to get treatment, great hold them in a treatment facility until they are well enough to serve the rest of the sentence in PRISION.

26 posted on 08/02/2014 4:20:58 AM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: nickcarraway
From the article: But Lundbohm said that when she spoke to the girl's parents, they recalled her being fascinated with fictional characters and trying to convince her father that Slender Man was real.

Well when I was 12 I tried to convince my father that "pro-Wrestling" was real too. As did most 12 year old boys at that time.

27 posted on 08/02/2014 4:27:19 AM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: nickcarraway

She has conversations with things others cannot.
I fully understand it Obama has the same problem.


28 posted on 08/02/2014 5:23:38 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: shibumi
And the "artist" is (are you ready?) a Former FReeper.

Who is that former FReeper?

29 posted on 08/02/2014 5:33:20 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Is there such a thing as a vegan zombie?)
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To: shibumi

OK, I got it now.....


30 posted on 08/02/2014 5:39:55 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Is there such a thing as a vegan zombie?)
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To: nickcarraway

They’re making crap up. They wanted to kill their classmate and they’re making a game out of it.


31 posted on 08/02/2014 5:43:59 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Look at the flowers, girls...


We have a winner!


32 posted on 08/02/2014 5:44:45 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: GeronL

For the record and those of us who are old and uninformed

33 posted on 08/02/2014 5:44:59 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: RginTN

Unicorns and Harry Potter? Really, this is the best could think up? And the doctors bought it? Unicorns?


34 posted on 08/02/2014 5:53:45 AM PDT by healy61
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To: healy61

We have a white hut resident and most of congress with those same issues.


35 posted on 08/02/2014 6:52:43 AM PDT by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: bert

That could be Obama, for all we know.


36 posted on 08/02/2014 7:13:58 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

What is that in reference to?


37 posted on 08/02/2014 7:14:32 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph; Vince Ferrer

In the last season’s “Walking Dead,” a little girl called “Lizzie” called the Zombies “her friends.” She tried to prevent the adults from “killing” them.

She murdered her own sister so she would turn into a walker to prove walkers “weren’t bad.”

Frightened Lizzie would harm a baby left in their care, a character called “Carol” took Lizzie out to a pasture and told Lizzie to “look at the flowers, Lizzie.”

You don’t see her shoot Lizzie, but you hear the gunshot. That episode freaked a lot of people out.

Did I miss anything, Vince?


38 posted on 08/02/2014 7:25:57 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

LOL! Thanks the explanation.


39 posted on 08/02/2014 7:34:42 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: verga

Her father was proud of her fascination with slendrman.


40 posted on 08/02/2014 9:08:33 AM PDT by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Good one.


41 posted on 08/02/2014 9:11:32 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: pepsionice

By 21, she will have learned how to cover her tracks a little better. She will convince tptb that she is rehabilitated and go forth into the world. I see a budding Charlie Manson.


42 posted on 08/02/2014 9:12:42 AM PDT by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Post of the day!


43 posted on 08/02/2014 10:38:10 AM PDT by Valpal1 (If the police can t solve a problem with violence, they ll find a way to fix it with brute force)
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