2 Wisconsin Girls Accused of Stabbing Friend Back in Court

Girls scheduled for a status conference in Waukesha County Circuit Court

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    Police in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into a wooded area where one girl held her down and the other stabbed the victim 19 times. NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. (Published Monday, Jun 2, 2014)

    Two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a friend 19 times and leaving her to die in a park in southeastern Wisconsin are due back in adult court.

    The girls are scheduled for a status conference in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday. They are charged as adults with first-degree attempted homicide and are being held on $500,000 cash bond.

    12 Year Old Stabbing Victim’s Condition Improves

    [CHI] 12 Year Old Stabbing Victim’s Condition Improves
    The condition of a 12 year old girl stabbed multiple times in Wisconsin is improving. Officials say she is alert and walking. Police say two other 12 year old girls attacked the victim over the weekend. A website believed to have a connection to the gruesome crime is calling the stabbing an isolated incident. NBC5’s Natalie Martinez reports. (Published Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014)

    The 12-year-old victim survived the May 31 attack by crawling out of some woods to a road where a passing bicyclist found her.

    A criminal complaint says the girls had been planning to kill their friend for months and were trying to become "proxies" of Slender Man, a mythological character they learned about on a website about horror stories and legends.

    12 Year Old Stabbing Victim’s Condition Improves

    [CHI] 12 Year Old Stabbing Victim’s Condition Improves
    The condition of a 12 year old girl stabbed multiple times in Wisconsin is improving. Officials say she is alert and walking. Police say two other 12 year old girls attacked the victim over the weekend. A website believed to have a connection to the gruesome crime is calling the stabbing an isolated incident. NBC5’s Natalie Martinez reports. (Published Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014)

    The victim is out of the hospital and is recovering at home.

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