Teen in 'Slender Man' Slaying Has Been Sentenced to 40 Years in Mental Institution | 22 Words

Teen in ‘Slender Man’ Slaying Has Been Sentenced to 40 Years in Mental Institution

By Megan Burgess

The "Slender Man" case gained notoriety in 2014 when two young teen girls lured their classmate, Payton Leutner, into the Wisconsin woods and stabbed her nineteen times. After several years of court proceedings, the case's final defendant was sentenced on Thursday to spend the next forty years in a mental institution.

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