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Competency hearing set for Wisconsin girl in ‘Slenderman’ case

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By Brendan O'Brien

WAUKESHA Wis. (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered a competency hearing for one of two Wisconsin pre-teen girls accused of stabbing a friend to please the fictional Internet character "Slenderman" after experts deemed her mentally incompetent to proceed with her defense.

Two doctors concluded that 12-year-old Morgan Geyser was incompetent, according to the results of mental evaluations disclosed in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday.

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