Bruce Beresford-Redman, a former producer on actuality sequence Survivor, has been launched from a Mexican jail after spending years behind bars in reference to the dying of his spouse.
The TV producer was convicted within the killing of his spouse Mónica Burgos throughout a household trip with their two kids in 2010. Her bare and crushed physique was present in a septic tank at a Cancun resort, on what would have been her 42nd birthday.
Investigators stated on the time that Burgos died following a violent confrontation together with her husband, and the case made worldwide headlines.
Beresford-Redman, now 48, maintained his innocence all through the investigation. In a 48 Hours tv particular, he insisted he’d carried out nothing incorrect.
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“I’ve been accused of a horrible, abhorrent crime and I’m harmless,” he said. “I didn’t kill Mónica.”
He returned dwelling to Southern California, however was arrested in November 2010 and extradited to Mexico. He was discovered responsible and sentenced to 12 years in jail. His launch comes after serving simply over seven years.
Los Angeles TV station KTLA 5 caught up with Beresford-Redman Monday evening outdoors his dwelling.
“Thanks, I actually don’t have any remark. I recognize your curiosity,” he informed a information reporter. “Thanks. There’s no remark.”
Beresford-Redman throughout a March 2013 listening to.
Meantime, NBC four interviewed a few of his neighbors, who appeared shocked by his launch.
“I’m shocked and I’m disenchanted,” neighbor Maria Doll informed the TV station. “At the very least you have to be outdated and grey by the point you get out.”
Beresford-Redman was launched on June 20, with credit score for good conduct. He additionally paid $2,000 in restitution.
The NBC affiliate station stated it interviewed his former lawyer in Mexico, who stated by cellphone that underneath Mexican regulation, prisoners are eligible for launch after serving 60 % of a sentence.
Since Beresford-Redman spent almost a yr in jail in Los Angeles earlier than he was extradited, he certified for early launch.
Along with Survivor, Beresford-Redman’s different TV credit embody the truth reveals Pimp My Journey and The Restaurant.