Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


TV Producer/Murder Suspect Wants Out of Jail. Surprised?*

AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

Bruce Beresford-Redman says he didn't kill his wife Monica during their April vacation in Cancun Now, after being hauled into custody by US Marshals after a lengthy extradition process from Mexico, the former "Survivor" producer says he wants out of jail, according to an AP report published by CBS2.Surprised? Beresford-Redman has done his best to evade suspicion, and when that didn't work, evade arrest. During the investigation following the discovery of Monica's body in the gutter outside their Mexican hotel room, authorities asked Beresford-Redman to remain in the country. However, he disappeared, only to turn up back at home in Los Angeles, where he remained free, and battling for custody of the couple's children, until his November 16th arrest.

"Defense attorney Richard Hirsch argued in a court filing Monday that prosecutors did not submit evidence to support the warrant for Beresford-Redman." For their part, prosecutors say Beresford-Redman is a flight risk. Again: surprised?

*UPDATE 2:59 PM: A federal judge has ruled Beresford-Redman must remain in custody, and has denied him bail.