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Slenderman: Online Obsession, Mental Illness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Girls


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The primary full account of the Slenderman stabbing, a true-crime narrative of psychological sickness, the American judicial system, the trials of adolescence, and the facility of the web.On Could 31, 2014, within the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha, Wisconsin, two 12-year-old ladies tried to stab their classmate to demise. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier’s violence was excessive, however what appeared much more scary was that they dedicated their crime below the affect of a determine born by the web: the so-called “Slenderman”. But the much more pressing side of the story, that the kids concerned suffered from undiagnosed psychological sicknesses, typically went missed in protection of the case.Slenderman: On-line Obsession, Psychological Sickness, and the Violent Crime of Two Midwestern Women tells that full story for the primary time in deeply researched element, utilizing court docket transcripts, police reviews, particular person reporting, and unique interviews. Morgan and Anissa had been certain collectively by their shared love of geeky tv exhibits and animals, and their discovery of the user-uploaded scary tales on the Creepypasta web site might have been nothing greater than a short part. However Morgan was affected by early-onset childhood schizophrenia. She believed that she had seen Slenderman lengthy earlier than discovering him on-line and that the one technique to cease him from killing her household was to carry him a sacrifice: Morgan’s finest pal Payton “Bella” Leutner, whom Morgan and Anissa deliberate to stab to demise on the night time of Morgan’s twelfth party. Bella survived the assault however was deeply traumatized, whereas Morgan and Anissa had been instantly despatched to jail, and the severity of their crime meant that they might be prosecuted as adults. There, as Morgan continued to endure from worsening psychological sickness after being denied antipsychotics, her life turned increasingly more surreal.Slenderman is each an exciting true-crime story and a seek for justice.Recorded by association with Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, Inc.