Breaking News Bar
updated: 6/3/2014 12:09 PM

Website posts disclaimer after Wisconsin stabbing

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 
Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. -- An administrator of a horror website says in an online posting that the stories published on the site are fiction and the site does not endorse the actions of two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill one of their classmates.

The site called Creepypasta Wiki contains stories posted by users, including one about Slenderman, a fictional character who stalks children.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

According to a court documents, two 12-year-old Waukesha girls charged with stabbing and nearly killing a friend told police that they did it to curry favor with Slenderman.

A site administrator says in a Tuesday post that Creepypasta Wiki does not "does not endorse or advocate for the killing, worship, and otherwise replication of rituals of fictional works."

Attempts to reach site operators by phone and email were unsuccessful.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.
    help here