The two girls may be trialed as adults facing even more charges.
Police officer have announced that the girls accused of trying to kill classmate are due in court. The 13-year-old pupils have triggered the entire community’s reaction after trying to kill one of their friends by stabbing her 19 times.
Officials refrain themselves from publishing personal data on the case because the two girls are minors. So far, reports have revealed that the 13-year-old girls slept over at one of their house in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The victim, Payton Leutner, was allured into the woods by the two girls, where she was stubbed multiple times.
The two girls were arrested and asked about the motive of their homicide attempt. They have both stated that they intended to kill Payton Leutner a fictional character from the online show Slender Man has asked them to do so.
The first appearance in court is due to take place on October 15, according to official reports. The girls’ name has not yet been revealed because the case is expected to get to the juvenile court when proceedings are over.
The girls’ legal representatives have asked the Waukesha County judge to delay the trial to a later date, although they failed to provide a valid justification for their request. Recent rumors indicate that the judge has agreed to delay the trial on an indefinite period of time. The decision came after the Court of Appeals suggested that the girls were trialed as adults.
The two girls are facing charges of first-degree intentional homicide.
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