UPDATE: Memphis man sentenced for role in sex trafficking case

Mario Collins, Paulette Clayton | Photo: Oxford Police Department

A man will head to prison for his role in the trafficking of a woman for prostitution purposes across the South.

Posted: Jun 8, 2018 3:14 PM
Updated: Jun 8, 2018 3:15 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A man will head to prison for his role in the trafficking of a woman for prostitution purposes across the South. 

Mario D. Collins of Memphis, Tennessee, was sentenced to serve two years in prison for trafficking a victim from Georgia to Tennessee and ultimately to Oxford for commercial sex purposes. 

On April 27, 2017, Oxford officers responded to an Oxford motel where they found Collins and his accomplice Paulette Clayton. Both were arrested. 

Officers also found the female victim inside the motel. 

Last week, Clayton was sentenced to three years' probation for her role in the case. 

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