A 14-year-old lady is confronting arson and attempted murder charges after environment her family’s Florida residence on glow in what authorities contend was an meaningless act of assault fueled in partial by a teen’s mania with a illusory fear figure Slender Man.
Authorities in Pasco County contend a lady torched a Port Richey home she common with her mom and 9-year-old hermit early Thursday. They contend she dripping a towel and a bed piece with whiten and rum and set it on glow in a garage. The mom and a child were sleeping during a time. They fled a blazing residence safely after a fume detector alarm went off. Firefighters responded to a glow around 1:45 a.m., authorities said.
The Suncoast News pronounced a teen, Lily Marie Hartwell was found several hours after and taken into custody. She attended a internal center school.
The Tampa Bay Times pronounced that according to a detain report, a lady sent her mom a text: “Mom Im so contemptible we don’t know because we did it.” She also asked in another content if anyone got hurt.
Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco pronounced Hartwell had been reading an online book called “Soul Eater.” “It’s really disturbing,” he pronounced during a news conference. “It’s about murdering people.”
The policeman pronounced a lady had also been reading about Slender Man and wrote in her biography about dual 12-year-old Wisconsin girls who were desirous by a creepy impression to gash a classmate 19 times in May.
Nocco pronounced Hartwell also had visited creepypasta.com, where visitors to a website can blog about Slender Man.
“It’s a tragedy,” neighbor Sandy Gilbert told a Suncoast News. “I hatred to see something like this occur to such a good family.”