Woman charged in 'Miss Flo' beating appears in court in San Jose

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
This is an undated image of Flo Douglas, also known as "Miss Flo".

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Jennifer Hernandez Jimenez appeared in court Tuesday in San Jose, she's being charged in connection with the beating death of 88-year-old Flo Douglas known as "Miss Flo".

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The 19-year-old appeared at the Santa Clara Hall of Justice at 1:30 p.m. Detectives say she helped conceal the heinous crime.

Flo Douglas died in October after fighting for her life for several weeks. Prosecutors charged Zachary Cuen with her murder, saying he broke into her East San Jose home and beat her to death.

Friends say "Miss Flo" was a pillar at her church and in her community.