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'Survivor' producer arrested in Mexico in connection with wife's death

April 8, 2010 | 10:22 am

A top Hollywood producer was arrested in Cancun on Thursday after his wife was found dead, the Associated Press and Mexican media  are reporting.

"Survivor" producer Bruce Beresford-Redman told police his wife, Monica Beresford-Redman, vanished on Monday from the luxurious Moon Palace Hotel where they staying.

The woman’s family filed a missing person’s report with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, said Det. Diane Harris.

“They believed it had something to do with foul play,” Harris said.

The investigation is being handled by Mexican authorities. Calls to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico were not immediately returned.

-- Kate Linthicum