Orange County District Attorney
For Immediate Release
Susan Kang Schroeder
WHO: Quee Chadwick
WHAT: Was positively identified this afternoon, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, by an autopsy being performed by the San Diego County Coroner. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 48, Newport Beach, is charged with murdering Quee Chadwick, his wife, in their Newport Beach home over a dispute regarding a possible divorce and related financial issues. The victim’s body was discovered by law enforcement officers in a dumpster in San Diego County last night based upon investigative leads. The cause of death is still to be determined.
WHEN: Today, Oct. 19, 2012
For additional information on this case, please visit www.orangecounty.com and select the Oct. 15, 2012, press release titled, “Newport Beach Man Charged with Murdering Wife and Disposing of Body in Unknown Location,” from Press Releases/Media Advisories.