JEFFERSON CITY, MO.--- A man already convicted of murder is now accused in the prison death of a Jasper County convict. Terry Volner, 24, of Hartville is charged with beating Jose Benitez to death while being held at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. Volner is serving a life sentence for the 2009 murder of a four year old boy in South Central Missouri. Benitez had been serving a 25 year sentence for the statutory sodomy of a child. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
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