NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA.com) — The San Diego County coroner’s office Friday identified a body found in a Lakeside dumpster as that of a missing Newport Beach mother.READ MORE: Rams-49ers Fans Battle For Tickets To NFC Title Game
The body was located in the rural area on Thursday after authorities received an anonymous tip, police said.
Quee “Q.C.” Chadwick, 46, has been missing since Oct. 10 when police believe she was murdered in her Newport Coast mansion by her husband, Peter.READ MORE: LAPD Deems Bomb Threat At USC As Non-Credible, Reopens Area
Detectives believe a fight over financial issues and a possible divorce led Peter Chadwick, 48, to murder his wife, KNX 1070’s John Brooks reported.
Chadwick, a real estate investor, was arrested near the Mexican border last week after calling police for unspecified help.
He has pleaded not guilty to one felony count of special circumstances murder for financial gain.MORE NEWS: 4 Suspects, Armed With Hammers, Rob Newport Jewelry Store
Chadwick is being held without bail.