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Amy Fisher

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Amy Fisher, (born Amy Elizabeth Fisher, August 21, 1974), in September 1992, pled guilty to shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco on the front porch of her Massapequa, New York home. Mary Jo's husband Joey Buttafuoco was convicted in 1993 of the statutory rape of Fisher, who was a minor at the time of the shooting. The press dubbed her the "Long Island Lolita".

Fisher served her prison sentence at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in New York. She was granted parole and released in 1999.

Now a columnist for the Long Island Press, she won a Media Award for Column/News from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2004.

Fisher is married and has two children—Brett, born in 2001, and Ava Rose, born in 2005.

References

Books by Amy Fisher

Books about Amy Fisher

  • Dominguez, Pier (2001). Amy Fisher: Anatomy of a Scandal: The Myth, the Media and the Truth Behind the Long Island Lolita Story. Writers Club Press. ISBN 0595184170.
  • Eftimiades, Maria (1992). Lethal Lolita: A True Story of Sex, Scandal and Deadly Obsession. St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0312950624.


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