Two 12-year-old girls in custody for plotting to kill friend, police say

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Police investigate crime scene, photo credit: WITI FOX 6 Now
Police investigate crime scene, photo credit: WITI FOX 6 Now

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Police say a 12-year-old girl has been stabbed by two of her 12-year-old friends who allegedly had been plotting to kill her for months.

According to FOX 4’s sister station, WITI FOX 6 Now in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the two girls had been looking at a website which had content centered around death and horror stories. The suspects had supposedly been plotting to kill their friend for months.

On Saturday morning police say the two girls lured their friend into the woods where one of the suspects proceeded to stab the victim in the arms, legs and torso 19 different times, while the other girl held her down.

Police at crime scene investigation, photo credit: WITI FOX 6 Now
Police at crime scene investigation, photo credit: WITI FOX 6 Now

The stabbing victim managed to crawl her way out to a roadway where a passing bicyclist discovered her and contacted police for help. Hours later the two suspects were found by authorities walking on foot, and were then taken into custody. They are being held on charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

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