New Twist in 'Survivor' Murder in Mexico Case

Apr. 10 2010, Published 2:39 p.m. ET

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New developments in the murder in Mexico case, with authorities revealing the body of Monica Beresford-Redman was found on Wednesday — and not Thursday, as was initially thought.

This according to NBC News reporter John Cadiz Klemack, who is in Cancun and just broke the mysterious twist in the case.

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Television producer Bruce Beresford-Redman, the 38-year-old creator of Pimp My Ride and a former crew member on Survivor, remains under active investigation.

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The prime suspect is unable to leave the country until police determine the cause of his wife's death.

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Monica’s body was found in a sewer at Cancun's Moon Palace resort, where the couple had been staying with their children.

Attorney general Francisco Alor later revealed that Monica's body had -- among other things -- scratches on the neck and signs of asphyxiation.


Monica was first reported missing Tuesday by her husband, who alleged that she had left the resort to go shopping and never came back.

The couple had been seen arguing the previous night by a hotel security guard.

Investigators returned to search Bruce’s hotel room last night.

Bruce's parents, who were granted custody of the couple’s two children Camila and Alec on Friday, have proclaimed their son’s innocence, amid claims he had cheated on his wife with a co-worker.

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"My wife and I are grief-stricken at the loss of our beloved daughter-in-law,” David Beresford-Redman said in a statement.

“We know our son loved Monica and would never have harmed her.

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Monica's sister Carla Burgos also petitioned for custody.



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