Newport Beach police said late Thursday that they are working with local investigators to determine whether a body found in the Lakeside area of San Diego County is missing Newport Beach woman Quee “Q.C.” Chadwick.
Newport Coast resident Peter Gregory Chadwick, 48, has been charged and pleaded not guilty Monday to one felony count of special circumstances murder for financial gain in the disappearance of his wife.
The body of a woman was found in a dumpster in in the 12000 block of Wildcat Canyon Road in Lakeside on Thursday, a statement from the Newport Beach Police Department said. NBPD detectives responded to the scene about 3:30 p.m.
The detectives are working with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Office and the county medical examiner to positively identify the remains, the statement said.