Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Best of the Rest

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Best of the Rest

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Byline: today's tv With Sara Wallis

KILLER WOMEN WITH PIERS MORGAN ITV, 9pm PIERS Morgan's interview style is like the quiet stealth of an animal sneaking up on its prey. He is polite and charming, he flatters them, gently asking questions, before finally going for the jugular. But here we have little sympathy.

"What does it feel like to be called a murderer?" he asks Jennifer Mee, the latest female inmate to spend an hour in his company. She wells up when he asks what she will miss most as a prisoner.

Jennifer - jailed for murder at 19 Jennifer became internationally famous aged 15 in 2007 as The Hiccup Girl (after persistent hiccups for five weeks).

But, aged 19, Jennifer was convicted of murder. She lured a young man to an alleyway where she knew her friends were waiting to rob him. They shot him dead - and under Florida law, she set him up so is just as guilty.

Piers meets Jennifer's mother and sisters, all of whom believe her life without parole sentence is too tough. …

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