Reports find one Slender Man stabbing suspect mentally incompetent
WAUKESHA -- The two tweens accused of stabbing their friend to please on online myth appeared before a judge today, but their case remains far from trial.
Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, both 12, entered the court room separately wearing blue scrubs and in chains. They appeared clean and composed, with their hair combed and both wearing glasses.
Geyser's defense team presented two reports from their physicians claiming Geyser's mental incompetency; she doesn't understand the situation she is in and cannot participate in her own defense (pleas, testimonies, etc).
The state challenges this conclusion and requested a competency hearing on August 1. Prosecutors also want a full mental evaluation to determine if Geyser had any mental disease at the time of the stabbing on May 31.
Geyser could be seen braiding her blonde hair in a pony tail -- even in handcuffs. She remained composed and emotionless.
Anissa Weier's attorney made a procedural move to leave her competency up for debate, but no such decision was made. Her next hearing will be August 1.
Weier offered no smiles or tears as she hid her face behind her dark wavy hair.
Weier's attorney tells TODAY'S TMJ4 that the number one goal is to get this moved to juvenile court.
Members of both families attended this morning's hearing; Geyser's dad spent much of the morning crying and with his face planted within his palms.
Weier's father remained stoic throughout the proceedings.