homicide

Police Identify Human Remains Found In Orange County

Apr 22, 2015

State police say human remains found by utility workers clearing brush in Orange County have been identified as the victim in a Bronx homicide case.

Poughkeepsie Man Is Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Mar 26, 2015

Authorities say they've charged a 55-year-old man in the slaying of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.

Authorities say they've made an arrest in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.

Woman in VT Teacher's Death is Little-Known

Mar 30, 2012

Vermont townspeople say they don't know much about a woman who married an area resident and is now charged in a teacher's bizarre killing.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

Patricia 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.

Waterford Town Clerk Joanne Jurentkuff says Allen Prue's family has had hard times but they weren't "bad news."

Patricia Prue married Allen last year.

Snow Plow Driver, Wife Charged in VT Woman's Death

Mar 29, 2012

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.  WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports…

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 "get a girl" on Sunday night.

Police Say Body Is That of Missing VT Teacher

Mar 28, 2012

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.  WAMC's Tristan O'Neill reports...

Police say the death 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins has been ruled a homicide. Police have not released the cause of death.

Jenkins was reported missing Sunday night. Police found her car not far from her St. Johnsbury home. There was evidence of a struggle.

The body was found Monday.