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TV producer and wife seen arguing before she went missing, Mexican authorities say

 

A Hollywood producer and his wife were seen arguing in a “violent” manner the day before he says she went missing from their  Cancun resort, Mexican authorities say.

Monica Beresford-Redman, 41, was found dead Thursday in a sewer on the grounds of the Moon Palace resort where the family had been vacationing.  State prosecutors said the body showed signs of possible strangulation, but they were waiting on the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Police are questioning her husband, Bruce Beresford-Redman, a TV producer whose credits include "Survivor" and "Pimp My Ride."  Authorities say he had scratch marks on his neck.

Bruce Beresford-Redman went to authorities on Tuesday to report his wife missing. He told police he had last seen her when she went out shopping at 10 a.m. Monday.

He has not been arrested in connection to the death. The Associated Press and Mexican media reported earlier that he had been arrested Thursday morning.

-- Cecilia Sanchez in  Mexico City and Kate Linthicum in Los Angeles

 
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He is innocent!

In my humble opinion as a Christian (no boasting intended), I Pray Bruce Beresford-Redman has no connection to this murder. If he does, then I Pray he admit his involvement and Repent immediately.

innocent until proven guilty. i'm sure there's a logical explanation.

Guilty as hell, why would he have scratch marks on his neck, what a clown.

Why do you think he took her to Mexico? Unfortunately, this unhuman individual knew the best way and place to commit his crime. Another OJ case?

I don't even think we need a trial on this one.

They had a huge argument, and then she goes shopping at 10pm. Yeah. Right.

This is extremely sad. I first heard she (Monica) went missing in this morning's news , and now she's dead in the evening's news. She would have been 42 today and their kids were with them in Mexico , I will never understand how someone can kill someone they claimed to have loved. May God rest her soul and bring her murderer to justice.

There's nothing like a Hollywood minute! 144 words and two of you are ready to convict and hang him. Or maybe hang then convict, its hard to say.

People who think he'd do anything for ratings are wrong. The marks on his neck are because he's allergic to good TV.

I love how the lack of information on the case isn't stopping people from speculating on his guilt or innocence.


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