A Wisconsin judge ruled Monday that two girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please the online horror character “Slender Man” will stay in adult court, where they could face decades in prison.

The 13-year-old girls’ attorneys had sought to transfer their cases to the juvenile court system, where they could be held for only five years. They argued both girls are mentally ill — one attorney says his client is a schizophrenic who still believes fictional characters, such as Slender Man and Harry Potter, truly exist Read more…

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Girls to be tried as adults in ‘Slender Man’ stabbing case