melissa jenkins http://wamc.org en Vt. Pair Charged In Teacher Death Wants New Court http://wamc.org/post/vt-pair-charged-teacher-death-wants-new-court <p></p><p></p><p>The Waterford couple accused of kidnapping and killing a Vermont teacher last year will try again to move their trial out of Caledonia County.</p><p>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.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:05:47 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80640 at http://wamc.org Vt. Pair Charged In Teacher Death Wants New Court Divers Search River in VT Teacher Killing Case http://wamc.org/post/divers-search-river-vt-teacher-killing-case <p>State Police divers continue to search the Connecticut&nbsp;River for evidence in the murder of Melissa Jenkins, a popular Vermont prep school teacher whose body was found in the river in Barnet.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;&nbsp;</p><p>A Waterford couple has been charged with killing Jenkins and dumping her body in the river on March 25 after luring her from St. Johnsbury home with a ruse about a broken down car.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:50:27 +0000 Pat Bradley 36674 at http://wamc.org Divers Search River in VT Teacher Killing Case Woman in VT Teacher's Death is Little-Known http://wamc.org/post/woman-vt-teachers-death-little-known <p>Vermont townspeople say they don&#39;t know much about a woman who married an area resident and is now charged in a teacher&#39;s bizarre killing.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>Patricia&nbsp;Prue and husband Allen are accused of luring Melissa Jenkins with a ruse about a broken-down car, killing her and throwing her body in a river.</p><p>Waterford Town Clerk Joanne Jurentkuff says Allen Prue&#39;s family has had hard times but they weren&#39;t &quot;bad news.&quot;</p><p>Patricia&nbsp;Prue married Allen last year.</p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 12:55:34 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 35783 at http://wamc.org Woman in VT Teacher's Death is Little-Known Snow Plow Driver, Wife Charged in VT Woman's Death http://wamc.org/post/snow-plow-driver-wife-charged-vt-womans-death <p>Court documents say a Vermont snow plow driver and his wife lured a beloved prep school teacher from her home by pretending their vehicle had broken down and they needed help, and then strangled her before throwing her body in a river.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>The only motive suggested in the court documents filed in the case against 30-year-old Allen Prue and his 33-year-old wife Patricia Prue, of Waterford, was that Allen Prue told police he wanted to &quot;get a girl&quot; on Sunday night.</p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 13:03:46 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 35689 at http://wamc.org Snow Plow Driver, Wife Charged in VT Woman's Death Police Say Body Is That of Missing VT Teacher http://wamc.org/post/police-say-body-missing-vt-teacher <p>Vermont State Police say an autopsy has confirmed that a body found off a back road is that of a prep school teacher who disappeared while her son was left unharmed in her idling car.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>Police say the death 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins has been ruled a homicide. Police have not released the cause of death.</p><p>Jenkins was reported missing Sunday night. Police found her car not far from her St. Johnsbury home. There was evidence of a struggle.</p><p>The body was found Monday.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:09:24 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 35586 at http://wamc.org Police Say Body Is That of Missing VT Teacher