The former Survivor reality TV program producer convicted of killing his wife was first noticed at home in California after being released from a Mexican prison.
Bruce Beresford-Redman, 48, was released on June 20 after being jailed for just seven years for murdering his Brazilian-born wife Monica Burgos, 41, and putting her body in a sewer while on vacation.
Beresford-Redman was first pictured on Wednesday outside his home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Gardena, where he lives with his mother and two children.
The convicted murderer was later seen as he held his mother's hand as he pulled her out of the store.
Bruce Beresford-Redman, 48, was first seen outside his home in Gardena, California on Wednesday after his release from a Mexican prison in June about the murder of his wife Monica Burgos
The convicted murderer was later seen as he held the hand of his mother Juanita as he pulled her out of the store
The former producer was convicted of beating and strangling his 41-year-old wife after her body was found naked in a sewer in a Cancun resort in 2010 while on vacation with their children, then 3 and 5 years old.
Beresford-Redman, who was extradited from California to commence murder charges, was sentenced in 2012 to 12 years in Mexican prison after a maximum sentence of 50 years.
He was released two months ago after serving a little over seven years and paying $ 2,000 in refunds after being credited with good conduct.
According to Mexican law, prisoners are eligible for release after serving 60 percent of a sentence.
Beresford-Redman has always maintained his innocence.
His parents David and Juanita were given custody of the children at the end of 2010 after Monica & # 39; s body was found and Beresford-Redman was first suspected of murder. His father died last year.
Beresford-Redman, who worked on the reality TV program & # 39; s Survivor and Pimp My Ride, reported that his wife was missing during their vacation in April 2010.
He told the authorities that they had left their Moon Palace Hotel to go shopping and had never returned.
The holiday was intended as an attempt to restore their marriage after Burgos discovered that Beresford-Redman had cheated on her.
The 48-year-old was released from prison on June 20 after just seven years in prison for 12 years for murdering his Brazilian wife Monica Burgos and put her body in a sewer while on vacation
Burgos (photo) and Beresford-Redman were on vacation with their two young children when she was murdered. The mother born in Brazil was found in a sewer on what would have been her 42nd birthday
The couple's holiday was intended as an attempt to restore their marriage after Burgos found out that Beresford-Redman had cheated her
According to a complaint lodged with a US court on behalf of the Mexican government at the time, two teenagers living in the room below the couple reported that they had & # 39; heard.
They said it sounded like a woman in & # 39; extreme distress & # 39; used to be.
Beresford-Redman had told hotel staff that the couple was fighting over their children and that the screams came from a game they were playing with their son.
Burgos' naked and bruised body was found two days later on her 42nd birthday.
She was found in a sewer on the hotel grounds.
At the time, researchers said Burgos was killed after a & # 39; violent confrontation & # 39; he struck her with a metal pole.
In the weeks before his wife's death, the producer had taken out two life insurance policies in her name that would pay $ 50,000 and $ 500,000 upon her death.
Beresford-Reman had his passport confiscated and was ordered not to leave Mexico at the time, but was able to cross the border with another form of identification. Only US citizens traveling by plane across the border have to show their passport.
He returned home, but was extradited to Mexico in 2012 for the murder after a lengthy lawsuit.
Beresford-Redman reported that his wife was missing during their vacation. He told the authorities that they had left their Moon Palace Hotel (upstairs) to go shopping and had never returned. Her body was found two days later in a sewer
Beresford-Reman was extradited to Mexico in 2012 for the murder after a lengthy lawsuit. He is pictured above being accompanied by the police in Cancun after his extradition
Beresford-Redman, pictured during his 2012 trial in Cancun, has always retained his innocence
& # 39; I have been accused of a terrible, repulsive crime and I am innocent. I didn't kill Monica, & he said in a documentary for the 48 Hours TV special from CBS News during his trial.
The producer started making video in custody to give & # 39; an idea of how life is here in hell & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Making this video & # 39; s made me more visible … my existence has become a fundamental struggle for survival.
& # 39; The reality of reality television, even at its best, is a world that has been created. Being here is real and it sucks – it is noisy, it stinks, hot and stuffy. It is extremely uncomfortable.
& # 39; This is not a comfortable place to be … it is impossible to trust someone. & # 39;
The clip also shows him in the middle of a prison uprising, where people stand on a roof and throw concrete blocks. At one point he said he was sprayed with tear gas.
Beresford-Redmond said in the clip that not a day goes by that he didn't think about his wife.
In one scene he saw lying on a cell bed where he said: & It is midnight when the prison is asleep. I lay awake and I miss Monica. & # 39;
At that time, Beresford-Redman had not seen his children for three years.
The producer started making video in custody to give & # 39; an idea of how life is here in hell & # 39 ;. The images were broadcast in a 48-hour TV special from CBS News
The producer said he agreed to film a prison diary to show & # 39; how life is here in hell & # 39;
The producer said he didn't have & # 39; real friends & # 39; in prison and that it was difficult to trust someone
& # 39; I don't think I could possibly convey what it's like not having seen my children for three years … everything I've worked for has disappeared. When I am convicted, I am in prison for 30 years. & # 39;
When Beresford-Redman was initially suspected of killing his wife and was ordered to stay in Mexico, his parents and the Burgos sisters requested custody of the two young children.
In their request for custody, the parents of Beresford-Redman, David and Juanita, said they were retired and in good health, had a close relationship with the children and could dedicate us to the care and upbringing of our grandchildren & # 39 ;.
Beresford-Redman's parents were given custody in November 2010 after a settlement was reached between the two families.
It is not clear what exactly the agreement meant, but it was reported that the Borgus sisters – Carla and Jeane Burgos – were only allowed guided visits to the children because they had Beresford-Redman with & # 39; bad mouth & # 39; had before him.
It also stated that the former producer was not allowed to challenge custody within a year of signing the agreement.
Before his conviction, he was supported by his family who believed he was innocent.
& # 39; We are shocked and disgusted by this gross judicial error & # 39 ;, said the family in a Facebook post in 2015.
& # 39; In an exhaustive period of three and a half years, this lawsuit has done nothing but prove the innocence of Bruce without a doubt. & # 39;
The Burgos family found that the & # 39; Survivor & # 39; producer was guilty from the start and said their marriage had failed because Beresford-Redman was involved in an extramarital affair.
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