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Patricia Prue to use insanity defense in murder trial

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ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. - One of the defendants in the murder of Melissa Jenkins says she was insane at the time of the killing. Melissa Jenkins was a St. Johnsbury Academy teacher who brutally murdered 2012.

Patricia Prue and her husband, Allen Prue, are charged with killing Jenkins.

Tuesday, Patricia Prue's lawyer notified the court that they will use the insanity defense. They claim that Prue has a long history of mental disease and received treatment for it before and after the Jenkins murder.

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