Former 'Survivor' producer convicted of killing wife in Mexico released after 7 1/2 years

A former fact TV display manufacturer is house in Southern California after serving a little bit greater than part of his jail sentence in Mexico for killing his spouse whilst on holiday in 2010.

Bruce Beresford-Redman, whose credit come with “Survivor” and “Pimp My Journey,” was once again in Gardena on Tuesday after his free up from jail on June 20, NBC Los Angeles reported.

Beresford-Redman reported his spouse Mónica lacking in April 2010 whilst the couple and their two kids had been celebrating her 42nd birthday with a holiday on the luxurious Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun. Her frame was once present in a sewer, and an post-mortem discovered she have been strangled.

Police in Mexico stated different lodge visitors reported listening to screams coming from the couple’s lodge room, the place investigators stated they came upon blood. Investigators additionally stated they’d discovered Beresford-Redman had not too long ago had an extramarital affair.

Bruce Beresford-Redman and Monica Burgos in an undated circle of relatives picture.NBC Information

The TV manufacturer was once convicted of the homicide and sentenced to 12 years in jail. He served about seven and a part years, together with time already served.

Beresford-Redman’s former lawyer Jaime Cancino in Mexico informed NBC Los Angeles that beneath Mexican legislation, prisoners are eligible for free up after serving 60 p.c in their sentences. Beresford-Redman spent just about a 12 months in prison in Los Angeles earlier than he was once extradited to Mexico.

His kids, who had been five and seven on the time of the homicide, had been residing with Beresford-Redman’s oldsters at his Gardena house. His father died ultimate 12 months, NBC Los Angeles reported.

Beresford-Redman informed newshounds who went to the house that he did not have a remark. “I recognize your hobby. Thanks. There is not any remark,” he stated, Reuters reported. He has at all times maintained his innocence.

Mónica was once additionally well known in Los Angeles as the landlord of the preferred Brazilian eating place Zabumba, which has since closed.

Her sisters, via their lawyer, declined to remark to NBC Los Angeles.

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