High school student with mysterious illness dies - WDRB 41 Louisville News

High school student with mysterious illness dies

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Click on the video player above to view our original May 19 interview with Tabbatha Rhymer.

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- The funeral was held today for a local high school student who had a mysterious illness that doctors couldn't identify.

Click HERE to read the text of our original story on Tabbatha Rhymer.

17-year-old Tabbatha Rhymer had a stroke in January and suffered from seizures.  Doctors found lesions on her brain but did not know what's caused them.  She had to eat through a tube and could hardly walk or talk.

Rhymer died Friday.

Earlier this year, her classmates at Fern Creek High School raised thousands of dollars to help her family.

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