Trial reset in Las Vegas for man likewise kept in Illinois death

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018|11:38 a.m.

Trial has actually been reset to next year in Las Vegas for a man dealing with felony child sex and abuse charges in Nevada and a different murder charge in Illinois, where his 6-year-old daughter’s body was discovered in a St. Louis-area town.

Jason Quate’s trial had been scheduled Monday, however a judge last month approved his court-appointed legal representative more time to prepare.

Prosecutor James Sweetin stated Friday that he’ll be attempted first in Las Vegas and then in St. Clair County, Illinois.

The case came to light after Quate’s wife, Elizabeth Odell-Quate, informed police in June 2017 that her husband required her into prostitution, eliminated their youngest child and was abusing their two other daughters, ages 12 and 13.

Elizabeth Quate is because of plead guilty in December in Illinois to a felony concealing a body charge.

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