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Woman Who Helped Husband Kill Teacher Gets Life in Prison

A Vermont woman convicted along with her husband of killing a prep school teacher after they decided "to get a girl" has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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    Woman Who Helped Husband Kill Teacher Gets Life in Prison

    A Vermont woman convicted along with her husband of killing a prep school teacher after they decided "to get a girl" has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

    Patricia Prue was sentenced Friday, a day after she gave up a possible insanity defense and changed her plea to guilty in the 2012 death of St. Johnsbury Academy teacher Melissa Jenkins.

    Prue's husband, Allen Prue, is serving a life sentence for murder.

    Patricia Prue apologized to the Jenkins' family and said she wished she had gotten mental health help.

    The Prues lured the 32-year-old from her home with a ruse about a broken-down car, strangled her and dumped her body in a river.

    Jenkins' vehicle was found idling on a road with her 2-year-old son inside. 

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