A judge has ruled that a Vermont man convicted of killing a St. Johnsbury teacher will not get a new trial.
Allen Prue was found guilty in October of kidnapping, first-degree murder and conspiracy in the 2012 death of Melissa Jenkins.
His lawyer appealed to the Vermont Supreme Court saying the judge erred when he excluded a psychologist's testimony about his examination of Prue's wife and co-defendant, Patricia Prue.
The defense said Patricia Prue killed Jenkins. She's pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and faces trial in February.
WCAX-TV reports that a judge has ruled that Allen Prue had a fair trial and will not be tried again.