Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP
Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP
Crime

‘Slender Man’ victim Payton Leutner sleeps with scissors ‘just in case’, she says, speaking out for first time since brutal attack

  • Leutner was 12 when she was lured into woods by friends and stabbed 19 times in effort to please fictional horror character
  • Case drew widespread attention because of youth of attackers, both also 12, who said they were afraid Slender Man would hurt them and their families

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Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP
Payton Leutner being interviewed by ABC's David Muir in August. Photo: ABC News via AP
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