By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Exactly 24 years after the murder of a baby from Elgin, the man who killed her is out of prison.

Quortney Kley was just 20 months old in 1997 when she was beaten to death.

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An autopsy later determined the little girl was also sexually assaulted.

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Her mother’s then-boyfriend, Cayce Williams, then pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 48-years in prison.

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He was release Thursday after serving just half of that prison time.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff