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Mexican authorities can't find ex-'Survivor' producer

Mexican authorities have been looking for former "Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman for several days with no success.

Beresford-Redman had been ordered to stay in Mexico to answer questions about the death of his wife, Monica, who was found last month in a sewer pipe near the Cancun hotel where the couple had been vacationing.

Mexican authorities detained Beresford-Redman for questioning. They did not charge him, but confiscated his passport and forbade him from leaving Mexico while the case was being investigated.

Francisco Alor, attorney general of the state of Quintana Roo, where Cancun is located, said Saturday that investigators have been trying to locate him since last week so he might “sign some paperwork and answer a few additional questions.”

Quintana Roo investigators have asked U.S. Embassy officials to attempt to locate Beresford-Roman, to no avail, he said.

Embassy officials “have correctly said they can’t make him appear,” Alor said. But they also have been unable to locate Beresford-Redman, he said.

Investigators also have asked the U.S. consulate in Merida for help in locating the producer, but have not yet received a response.

Alor said it would be “premature” to say Beresford-Redman has disappeared.

He said that Beresford-Roman can be anywhere in Mexico but cannot leave the country. To do so “would be very delicate and serious for Mr. Bruce,” Alor said.

The couple had gone to Cancun hoping to repair a marriage that had been under stress since Monica Beresford-Redman had discovered her husband had an affair, relatives said at the time.

Monica Beresford-Redman, a native of Brazil and an active member of the Los Angeles’ Brazilian community, owned the Brazilian restaurant Zabumba on Venice Boulevard.

Bruce Beresford-Redman has been a producer for reality TV shows including “Survivor” and “Pimp My Ride.”

-- Sam Quinones
Comments () | Archives (20)

No lo creo.

I wonder how much money, he laid out?

I'm confused, I thought he was being watched by U.S. Embassy officials /or U.S. Law Enforcement officials (?) while detained. What the he**!! Somebody obviously dropped the ball (or picked up the $$!!) This better end with justice for Monica!! OMG!!

He probably gave the president of Mexico a standing ovation.

He's just another one of those tea party activists who object to any kind of government intervention...

I to wonder how much!

This sounds shady. If he wasn't guilty he won't run. His parents probably know where he is. Why did his parents moved into Monica's and his home and file for permamnent guardianship of the kids. Sounds like this was all planned. They need to question his parents as well

If it was the Mexican police we know why he can't be found!

Ask his parents....

It is obvious now that Bruce Beresford-Redman is the murderer. If he wasn't, he would be working day and night with the Mexican authorities to find his wife's killer. He is beyond a coward. What grief Monica's mother and sisters must be going through- my thoughts and prayers go out to them and I hope they find the strength to get through their unspeakable heartache.

Doesn't surprise me. The way Mexico is going its amazing its still a country.

sounds like the mexican police is like our border patrol. they lost one american, we lost 50 million illegals, mostly mexicans.

You dont need a passport to enter America from Mexico remember? Check Arizona he might be there!!

Well if anyone thought he was innocent that will all change now. You know he had his kids with him.

I guess his accomplices were higher up the mexican food chain that first imagined. I also can't imagine anyone being surprised by this.

I've heard from reliable sources he's already back in the U.S. and on his way to Canada...Si Se Puede!!!

Spatter, are you sure you posted on the right topic? As for the majority of other posters, are you telling me that if you were accused of murder in Mexico, whether you did it or not, that you'd stay down there and see how it turned out?

He's not in Mexico? Check LA... (pun intended)

I wondered why everyone quit talking about this case for the past month!! I wanted to write someone. Now I see this, first that he's missing, and now he's back here...how did that occur? He obviously is the killer and DO NOT LET HIM GET AWAY WITH THIS LIKE O.J.!! I,too, feel for her family and the kids should be with them -- not him or his family. I believe the kids are with his parents in their home, not his.

Corruption permeates all levels of Mexican government, and people wonder why someone would flee? I don't know if this fool is guilty or not, but it's very unlikely he was getting a fair shake south of the border. Really, come on, they are killing the Police down there who aren't working with the drug gangs!


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