JURY: GIRL MENTALLY ILL IN STABBING OF CLASSMATE
A girl who admitted to participating in the stabbing of a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man will avoid prison after a jury determined she was mentally ill.
Anissa Weier trembled as the jury’s verdict was read late Friday in Waukesha, Wis., after a week of testimony and 11 hours of deliberations. and cried following the verdict.
A plea agreement called for her to spend at least three years in a mental hospital if judged mentally ill.