June 4th, 2014
11:46 PM ET

Creator of 'Slenderman' speaks out about Wisconsin stabbing

It is a tragedy that seems too disturbing to be believed. Two 12-year old girls are facing criminal charges and are accused of nearly stabbing their friend to death. Police say they did it to impress a fictional character named "Slenderman." Now the man who created that character is speaking out about the tragedy. Miguel Marquez has the latest on this troubling case.

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June 3rd, 2014
11:22 PM ET

Crime & Punishment: Inside the 'Slenderman' stabbing

Two 12-year-old girls are facing attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing one of their friends more than a dozen times. The victim survived and is in stable condition. Police say the attack was not triggered by a fight or jealousy. Investigators say the girls were trying to kill their friend to impress a made-up character called 'Slenderman.' FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole breaks down this disturbing case.

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