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ëHiccup woman’ on trial for murder

John Trevena, the lawyer for a young Florida woman who was known for unstoppable hiccups and is now accused of murder said Tuesday he may present an unusual defense in her case: his client has Tourette’s Syndrome.† According to the Boston Herald, Jennifer Mee, 19, was charged Sunday with first-degree murder after police said she lured a 22-year-old man to a meeting where he was robbed and shot a day earlier. Mee was briefly famous in 2007 because she couldn’t stop hiccuping. Trevena, said she was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome.

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