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 (http://bit.ly/2etF9lq ) 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.
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Allen Prue is currently serving his life sentence at North Lake Correctional Facility in Michigan.