Man Accused of Killing Daughter’s Boyfriend, Burying Body Under Manure

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A Vermont man is being held without bail, accused of killing his daughter's boyfriend and burying his body beneath a manure pile.

Stephen Pelletier, 58 pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in court Wednesday.

Police say he admitted to shooting 25-year-old Michael Wisell in the head as the two were stacking firewood.

He said Wisell, who was living with the family in Castleton, had been physically abusing his daughter.

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