"Hiccup Girl" Jennifer Mee Denied Bail

Jennifer Mee headshot, teenager whose uncontrollable hiccups brought her worldwide attention in 2007, charged in the killing of man during a robbery, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office booking photo on texture CBS/ AP

A young woman known for unstoppable hiccups and now charged with murder has been denied bail.

Judge Donald Horrox on Friday denied a motion to set bond for Jennifer Ann Mee, who remains jailed. Mee and her attorney John Trevena on Tuesday had asked Horrox to set $50,000 bail.

Mee is charged with first-degree murder, accused of luring a 22-year-old man to a meeting in a vacant home where he was robbed and shot. Authorities say they do not believe Mee fired the gun.

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Mee, 19, was briefly in the spotlight in 2007 because she couldn't stop hiccuping. The hiccups lasted about five weeks and stopped as mysteriously as they began.

Trevena says Mee has Tourette's Syndrome, a neurological disorder that can cause involuntary movements and speech problems.
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