The Lifetime TV movie Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story is based on a true story. Bruce Beresford-Redman is a 46-year-old American serving 12 years in a Mexican prison for murdering his wife Monica Burgos. The couple was vacationing in Cancun, with their two children, when Monica was found dead near the resort where they were staying. She had been strangled and dumped in a sewer. Beresford-Redman was questioned by the police and told not to leave the country, but he did. He crossed the border and took a train back to his home in Los Angeles. He was eventually arrested by US Marshals, returned to Mexico, and convicted of murdering his wife.
In the TV movie, Bruce Beresford-Redman is portrayed by Colin Egglesfield. The 42-year-old actor is best known for his roles as Josh Madden in the soap opera All My Children, Auggie Kirkpatrick on Melrose Place, and Evan Parks on The Client List. The TV movie Murder In Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story will premiere on Lifetime on September 26 at 8pm. It will air again on September 27 at 12am, 7pm, and 11pm.