Man accused of sex trafficking wife may be connected to child's death in Illinois

LAS VEGAS - A call from a woman living in Las Vegas led police in Illinois to the body of a small child, Metro Police said.

Officers in Centerville, Illinois were led to the gruesome discovery when the woman went to a Las Vegas women’s shelter for help. The woman advised told shelter workers that she was sex trafficked by her husband for the last two years.

The victim whose identity wasn't released told authorities that she and her husband, 34-year-old Jason Quate, lived in an apartment near East Sahara Avenue and South Eastern Avenue. But the two had previously lived in the state of Illinois.

According to Metro Police, the woman also told officers that there were two juveniles still living in the home and that Quate was abusive to them.

The victim said during their time in Illinois Quate killed one of their three children. She said Quate put the little girl's body in a container in a house in Centerville, Illinois.

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