Slumber party sleep-overs are a rite of being a young girl. Some look forward to them for weeks. But in Wisconsin, prosecutors allege that two 12-year-old girls planned to murder their friend at this slumber party.
And the two carried out the plot over the weekend michael kors outlet store in an alleged ritualistic attack in which the young victim was stabbed 19 times, One of the 12-year-old suspects has since told police the two girls decided to kill their friend to honor a mythological character they read about online, the criminal complaint cited by the Post stated.
Even the circumstances of the stabbing were allegedly carefully planned:
The two took their friend, also michael kors wallet 12, into a wooded park in southeastern Wisconsin and distracted her with a game of hide-and-seek, the Post wrote. One girl told the other, "go ballistic, go crazy," the complaint said. That's when the two allegedly stabbed the friend 19 times.
The victim was able to crawl out of the woods and onto a road, where a bicyclist found her,reported. The complaint states the victim said: "Please help me. I've been stabbed." She could only answer questions by saying "yes" or "no."
Miraculously, the victim survived her wounds, one of which missed a major artery near her heart by a michael kors hamilton millimeter, the Post reported. The victim, a girl who goes to school with the other two, was in stable condition on Monday.
But the other two are in hot water:
"Isn't that the worst kind of killer, the cold-blooded killer?" Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimelmused in his comments to reporters quoted in the Post.
"Most of the time in a crime like this, with such violence like this, there's spur of the moment, there's the heat of passion," Schimel is quoted as saying "It's troubling when a person lashes out in anger. It's more troubling when they lash out in cold blood."
The two girls were charged as adults with first-degree attempted homicide on Monday in Waukesha County Circuit Court, the reported. If convicted, each faces up to 60 years in prison. A court commissioner set bail at 0,000 cash each.
However, attorneys are attempting to move the case to juvenile court. Some media outlets are michael kors factory outlet refusing to name the accused girls as a result of this bid. If successful, the longest either girl could be held in the juvenile system is to age 25, according to media reports.
So what punishment should these alleged slumber party stabbing plotters face?