- The two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a friend 19 times appeared in court Wednesday. Authorities say the two girls tried to kill their 12-year-old friend to appease a fictional internet character called "Slender Man."Both girls are charged as adults with attempted murder.Anthony Cotton, the attorney for one of the girls submitted a doctor's report stating the girl is not mentally competent to proceed.
The judge approved the state's request for their own examination of the girl and set a new hearing date.The attorney for the other defendant asked for another hearing in 30 days to determine when a preliminary hearing should be held.Both hearings will be held on August first.
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