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June 4th, 2014
08:53 PM ET

Police: 12-year-old suspects inspired by "Slenderman" Internet meme

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed 19 times by her two girlfriends.

Police say the suspects may have been inspired by the fictional character "Slenderman."

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CNN's Miguel Marquez is OutFront on how the line between fantasy and reality became so disturbingly blurred by the two young suspects.

 

 


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