Orange County prosecutors filed murder charges Thursday against a man who owned a motor home where a woman's body was found in the freezer.
The badly decomposed body was found Tuesday in the abandoned motor home after it had been towed from Capistrano Beach, authorities said.
Charges were filed against Clarence Butterfield, 55, the motor home's owner. Although investigators have yet to positively identify the body, they believe it may be that of Butterfield's 22-year-old daughter, Rebekah Butterfield, who was reported missing months ago.
The body was found by employees of AC Towing Inc. in San Clemente. No one had claimed the motor home, which had stood in the company's holding yard for 25 days and had accumulated fees.