A Vermont couple accused of luring a popular teacher from her home, killing her and dumping her body in March have pleaded not guilty to upgraded murder charges.
A Vermont community and school shaken by the killing of a popular prep school teacher gathered Friday to celebrate her life and gave police investigators a standing ovation for solving the crime.
The Vermont prep school teacher lured from her home and killed will be remembered by students, co-workers, friends and family at St. Johnsbury Academy where she was a science teacher.
Before Melissa Jenkins went to meet the Prues, she called a good friend to let him know she was worried.
A husband and wife have been arrested for the murder of a Vermont prep school teacher last weekend. Police say Melissa Jenkins was strangled.
Police said Tuesday that the death 33-year-old Melissa Jenkins has been ruled a homicide.
The discovery of a body believed to be that of a beloved teacher at a prestigious boarding school sent shudders of grief and anxiety through a small New England town.