Considered one of two 12-year-old women who repeatedly stabbed a Wisconsin classmate within the so-called Slenderman assault instructed investigators “we had been attempting to kill her” within the hours after the assault.
Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier brutally attacked Payton Leutner within the woods within the Milwaukee space in Might of 2014. Investigators say Geyser stabbed Leutner 19 occasions whereas Weier urged her on.
“What had been you attempting to do together with her whenever you stabbed her?” a detective requested Geyser within the aftermath, in response to video obtained by ABC Information and Folks.
“Kill her,” Geyser responded. “I would as nicely simply say it. We had been attempting to kill her.”
Geyser’s mom instructed ABC Information that she was shocked by her daughter’s lack of regret throughout the interview.
“The interrogation may be very tough to observe as a result of that’s not my daughter saying these issues,” Angie Geyser instructed ABC Information. “That’s not the way in which that she speaks, that’s not the way in which that she acts.”
The teenager suspects mentioned the assault on Leutner was an effort to fulfill the fictional horror character Slenderman.
Leutner, who was additionally 12, survived the assault by crawling out of woods, and she or he was discovered by a passing bicyclist.
Geyser agreed to plead responsible to tried first-degree intentional murder to keep away from jail, and can proceed remedy in a psychological hospital. A decide will rule on how lengthy she might be dedicated later this week, in response to ABC Information.
Weier was sentenced to 25 years in a psychological hospital.
With Information Wire Providers