Moberly Resident Angelica Benitez Sentenced for 2020 Murder in Jefferson City

A Moberly woman, Angelica Benitez, plead guilty to charges stemming from the December 2020 death Marqukis Hayes, 25, of Jefferson City.

She was sentenced to 20 years for the 2nd-degree murder, four years for abandonment of a corpse, and four years for tampering with evidence.

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