Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police DepartmentMengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police Department
Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police Department

US man pleads not guilty to murdering missing Chinese wife Mengqi Ji Elledge

  • Prosecutors say Joseph Elledge strangled or suffocated spouse to avoid costly divorce and prevent her from fleeing to China with their daughter
  • Law enforcement officials have repeatedly searched area in Lamine River where police believe her body was dumped
Topic |   Chinese overseas
Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police DepartmentMengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police Department
Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Missouri on October 8, 2019. Photo: Columbia Police Department
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