Vt. pair charged in teacher death wants change of venueThe Associated Press | December 26,2013ST. JOHNSBURY - The Waterford couple accused of kidnapping and killing a Vermont teacher last year will try again to move their trial out of Caledonia County.
The Caledonian Record reports that Patricia and Allen Prue are scheduled to be Caledonia Superior Court on Jan. 10 to argue that publicity makes it impossible to get a fair trial in St. Johnsbury.
The Prues are charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins on March 25, 2012. Both have pleaded not guilty and will be tried separately. They're being held without bail and face life sentences if convicted.
Prosecutors say they lured Jenkins from her Danville home, strangled her and dumped her body in the Connecticut River.MORE IN This Just InEfforts are underway to raise thousands of dollars needed to pay for medical care and other... Full StoryTOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Update on Center Alley project, review of opiate talk evening at the library and aldermen want kids to wear helmets while riding bikes around town. 0Rutland Herald News Editor Alan Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss some of the... Full StoryThe Associated Press Full Story
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