EXCLUSIVE: Sister of Murdered 'Survivor' Producer's Wife Meets With Los Angeles D.A.

Apr. 13 2010, Published 9:00 a.m. ET

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Carla Burgos, the sister of slain Monica Beresford-Redman, met with Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley on Monday for several hours, learned exclusively.

Monica's husband Bruce Beresford-Redman is a suspect in her murder, which occurred in Mexico.

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Accompanied by her high-powered and newly hired attorney Alison Triessl, Burgos met with Cooley for approximately three hours. Sources close to the case told exclusively that Burgos and her attorney want "assistance" with the case from the L.A. district attorney's office.

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Monica and Bruce,who have two children, had been staying at the Moon Palace resort in Cancun when Monica was reported missing. Her body was found in a sewer at the resort. Bruce was released from Mexican custody but remains under investigation. He is not allowed to leave the country, according to investigator Veronica Acacio.

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Shortly after Bruce was released, learned that he had been having an affair with a co-worker which prompted the Mexican getaway with Monica, which was an attempt to save their marriage. also was first to report that the affair had been over for three months. Bruce's mistress was casting director Joy Pierce.

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UPDATE 11:30pm ET: Alison Triessl, the family attorney released this statement to

"Carla and Jeane Burgos are in mourning over the loss of their beloved sister, Monica.  Both are committed to making sure that justice is served for Monica.  Carla and Jeane both wish to share the full details of their story when it is appropriate to do so.  For now, we have asked the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office to assist in any way that they can in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Monica Burgos."



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