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ST. JOHNSBURY, Vermont — Lawyers working on the trials of a couple charged with killing a Vermont teacher have told a judge frustrated with the slow pace of scheduling that they are struggling with limited resources.

The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1o5Fd7V) Judge Robert Bent said Wednesday it was up to the attorneys to request more help from the state and the defender general's office as they prepare for the Allen and Patricia Prue trials.

Bent expressed frustration after learning Patricia Prue's trial may be delayed. Attorneys said the state didn't have any more money.

Bent said they "shouldn't have to have a bake sale."

The Prues pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and first-degree murder in the 2012 death of Melissa Jenkins. Allen Prue faces trial on Oct. 6.


Information from: The Caledonian-Record, http://www.caledonianrecord.com

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