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Slender Man case: Girl who stabbed classmate 19 times sentenced to 25 years in mental hospital
Anissa Weier was just 12-years-old when she and a friend stabbed a classmate 19 times.
Girl in US accused of stabbing classmate to please character had 'swirled into madness'
The victim barely survived her injuries.
Girl pleads guilty to stabbing friend 19 times in attack inspired by 'Slender Man'
Anissa Weier, who was 12 years old at the time, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of attempted second-degree homicide.