Mexico City: Mexico has formally requested
the extradition of American reality TV producer Bruce
Beresford-Redman on charges of killing his wife at a Cancun
resort, an official said.
The Foreign Relations Department official spoke yesterday
on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to
comment publicly on the case. He said Mexico has submitted its
request to US authorities, but for the moment there were no
A spokesman for Richard Hirsch, Beresford-Redman`s
attorney in California, said nothing formal had been received
and he could not comment on the official`s statement. Hirsch
said previously his client would resist extradition.
Extradition requests from foreign governments are
received by the US State Department, where spokesman Darby
Holladay said yesterday the agency does not comment on
A Mexican judge issued an arrest warrant for
Beresford-Redman in the April 8 killing of his wife, Monica,
whose body was found in a sewer of a luxury Cancun resort.
Investigators have said her body showed signs of asphyxiation
and evidence of a heavy blow to the right temple.