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Documents say Melissa Jenkins suffered severe beating

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Court documents say the Vermont prep school teacher killed after she allegedly responded a call for help from the man who used to plow her driveway suffered a severe beating.

And the details of a search warrant used by Vermont State Police detectives investigating the death of 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins indicated police found an empty stun gun box in the Waterford home of the two people charged in her death.

The Caledonian-Record reports police also received permission to search a laptop computer and two cellphones belonging to 30-year-old Allen Prue and his 33-year-old wife, Patricia. The Prues have pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder.

Jenkins' body was found in the Connecticut River on March 26.

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