Slender Man Creator "Deeply Saddened" By Stabbing

Eric Knudsen, the creator of fictional horror character Slender Man, has issued a public statement in response to the tragic stabbing in Wisconsin that left a 12 year-old girl fighting for her life.

Knudsen's spokeswoman Sue Procko issued the statement to the Associated Press, which begins "I am deeply saddened by the tragedy in Wisconsin and my heart goes out to the families of those affected by this terrible act."

Adding to a statement issued by the website earlier this week, Creepypasta admin David Morales also spoke with AP, saying "Overall, the community has deep condolences to the family of the victim and all those who were involved."

SLENDERMAN CREATOR 'SADDENED' BY STABBING [AP, via The Daily Dot]