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Vt. couple charged with murder of teacher

Police say plow driver confessed to plotting with his wife ‘to get a girl’

ST. JOHNSBURY, VT - Melissa Jenkins had told friends that the man who used to plow her driveway, Allen Prue, made her uncomfortable. He had asked her out a couple of times and last fall showed up at her house drunk.

Yet when the prep school teacher got a call Sunday evening from Prue and his wife, saying their car had broken down near her house, she went to help just the same.

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