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Vermont man wants his sentence reconsidered for 2012 murder

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ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) -

A Vermont man is asking to have his life prison sentence reconsidered just one month after his 2014 conviction for the kidnapping and murder of a Waterford teacher was upheld.

Acting as his own attorney, The Caledonian Record reports 32-year-old Allen Prue penned a letter requesting a sentence reconsideration that arrived at the Caledonia County Courthouse on Friday.

Prue argues he was treated unfairly when Judge Robert Bent denied a motion to delay his sentencing until after the trial of his wife and co-defendant.

Prosecutors say the Prues kidnapped and murdered 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins after luring the St. Johnsbury Academy teacher and her toddler son out of their house on March 25, 2012.

Allen Prue is currently serving his life sentence at North Lake Correctional Facility in Michigan.

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