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Bruce Beresford-Redman is due in court this fall, but not for the murder of his wife. At least not yet.
The TV producer is seeking custody of his two children, five-year old Camila and three-year old Alec, but is being met with resistance from the sisters of his late wife, Monica.
Both haven’t been shy about accusing Beresford-Redman of killing their sibling during a Cancun vacation in April, and both plan on fighting Bruce for the kids in court.
Now, a Los Angeles judge has set a November 8 trial date to determine custody of Camila and Alec. Said Judge Mitchell Beckloff: “Things can go onMore >
Late last week, Bruce Beresford-Redman showed up in court to fight for his late wife’s estate.
But the most tense drama took place outside the courtroom, as the former television producer and accused murderer was confronted by Jeane Burgos, the sister of Monica Beresford-Redman.
Referring to the allegation that Bruce killed Monica on a Cancun vacation in April, Burgos screamed at him: “How could you do that to my sister?!?”
Added Monica’s other sister: “Divine justice is going to get you!”
Witnesses say Bruce hear these insults, but ignored them. He was in court to respond to questionsMore >
Bruce Beresford-Redman stands accused of murdering his wife.
But the TV producer claims he’s innocent, and is now asking friends to help him prove it.
In a mass email obtained by TMZ, Beresford-Redman writes to acquaintances and requests their assistance in convincing a Mexican judge that he deserves bail. Bruce writes:
“…my wife Monica was killed on our recent trip to Mexico, and now unfortunately, the Mexican authorities have decided to charge me with the crime. I am innocent and intend to fight in court both here and in Mexico.”
Bruce and Monica had two children, and Beresford-RedmanMore >
For the first time since his wife was killed in Cancun, Bruce Beresford-Redman has spoken out.
The former Survivor producer has officially been charged with “qualified homicide” by Mexican authorities, seven weeks after Monica Beresford-Redman was found strangled to death in a sewer near the Moon Palace resort, where the couple had been on vacation.
“I am devastated at her loss; and I am incensed at the suggestion that I could have had anything to do with her death,” Bruce said in a statement yesterday, responding to his arrest warrant. “I am innocent.”
Bruce has been the sole person ofMore >
It won’t be long until former TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman is arrested for killing his wife.
According to the suspect’s attorney, Jaime Cancino Leon, prosecutors will make their decision early next week – and the most likely charge will be first-degree murder, stemming from the death of Monica Beresford-Redman last month in Cancun.
Cancino told TMZ he’s displeased with Mexican officials because it’s easier for them to simply charge his client than actually investigate the case.
“Bruce has never had the chance to defend himself,” the lawyer said. “They didn’t even give him the chanceMore >
A month after his late wife’s body was flown to the United States, Bruce Beresford-Redman was permitted to leave Mexico and return to Los Angeles.
Now, the former TV producer suspected of murdering Monica Beresford-Redman and stuffing her body in a Cancun sewer on April 8, is taking the necessary steps to regain custody of his children.
Speaking to TMZ, attorney Richard Hirsch says that his client has not been accused of a crime. Therefore, he possesses this legal right and “that is probably what is going to happen next.”
While Bruce was detained and questioned in Mexico, his parents wereMore >