Bruce Beresford-Redman – accused of killing his wife in Mexico – has been denied bail, RadarOnline.com is reporting.
The former television producer and his attorney appeared in the United States District Court in Los Angeles on Monday to argue for his release, either for an improper arrest or on bail.
But Judge Susan Segal denied Beresford-Redman request for bail stating, “I do not believe he can be awarded with bail for the allegations which he has been alleged,” adding, “Mr. Redman presents a risk of flight.”
His parents, David and Juanita Beresford-Redman, were also present at court this afternoon to show support for their son, who arrived to the courtroom in handcuffs.
Beresford-Redman glanced back at his parents several times during the proceeding and smiled.
As previously reported on RadarOnline.com, Beresford-Redman appeared in court on November 17 where the U.S. Attorney told Judge Susan Segal it wanted Beresford-Redman locked up until he is extradited back to Mexico.
During that hearing, Beresford-Redman watched on silently as the judge asked the U.S. Attorney if it had filed formal extradition paperwork yet.
The court was told it has not, as the office has 60 days to do so after someone is arrested.
US Marshals took Beresford-Redman into custody at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on November 16 and he has
He has been charged in Mexico with the murder of his wife Monica Beresford-Redman.
Monica was found on April 8, 2010 in a sewer at a luxurious Cancun resort where the couple was staying.
Beresford-Redman is scheduled to appear in court again on December 7.