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Slideshow: The Hiccup Girl murder case

At 15, Jennifer Mee enjoyed a moment of celebrity when she appeared on a talk show with a curious condition — hiccups that wouldn’t wuit. In 2010, the young Florida woman, by then 19, again made headlines, this time facing murder charges. Mee was sentenced to life on September 21, 2013.

“Hiccup Girl” convicted of first-degree murder

After more than three hours of deliberation on Friday night, a St. Petersburg, Florida jury found “Hiccup Girl” Jennifer Mee guilty of first-degree murder. The young woman who achieved a modicum of modern fame for a notable case of hiccups will spend the rest of her life behind bars. Tears flowed freely throughout the courtroom [...]

“Hiccup Girl” on trial for murder

  Jennifer Mee, the so-called “Hiccup Girl” who briefly became a national story back in 2007 when her case of hiccups lasted over a month, has become a national story once more. She’s on trial in a Florida courtroom for plotting a robbery that left one man dead. At the age of 15, Mee’s hiccups [...]

Photos: Hiccup Girl Trial Begins

The murder trial of Jennifer Mee, known as ‘The Hiccup Girl’ for a medical condition that made her famous seven years ago, is underway in Florida.

‘Hiccup Girl’ May Plead Guilty to Lesser Charge

The young woman who found herself briefly famous after coming down with a three-week case of the hiccups may soon be heading to prison for 15 years.

‘Hiccup Girl’ Granted Separate Trial in Murder Case

A young woman who first attracted national attention for a stubborn case of hiccups will be tried separately from her co-defendants, a judge has ruled. Jennifer Mee, 20, is charged with felony murder for allegedly luring a man she met online into an alleyway where police say her boyfriend, Lamont Newton, and their friend Laron Raiford, robbed and killed him.

Jennifer Mee Hearing Postponed Again

A hearing to determine whether “Hiccup Girl” Jennifer Mee will be tried separately from her co-defendants was set to take place today in a Pinellas County, Fla., courtroom.

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