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Mon Feb 13, 2017, 08:12 PM

Trial date set for Wisconsin girl charged in Slenderman attack

Source: Reuters

U.S. | Mon Feb 13, 2017 | 6:19pm EST

Trial date set for Wisconsin girl charged in Slenderman attack

By Timothy Mclaughlin

One of two Wisconsin girls accused of attacking a classmate to please a fictional character named Slenderman will head to trial in October outside Milwaukee after a judge denied a change of venue for the much publicized case, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Monday.

The trial for Morgan Geyser, 14, is scheduled to begin on Oct. 2 in Waukesha County, the newspaper reported.

Anthony Cotton, an attorney for Geyser, did not respond to request for comment.

There was no need to change the venue because the media coverage of the case had not been "rabble rousing" and was without "embellishment, exaggeration or outrageousness,"

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-wisconsin-crime-idUSKBN15S2LZ

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