Jun 16, 2022

Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: Suspect admits burying bodies of Amazon pair, Brazil police say

Brazilian police say a suspect has confessed to burying the bodies of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. The update came at a police press conference currently under way in Manaus. The police said they expect to carry out further arrests. Mr Phillips, 57, and Mr Pereira, 41, went missing in a remote part of the Amazon rainforest on 5 June.Two suspects, Amarildo and Oseney da Costa de Oliveira, have been arrested. Days before the pair went missing, indigenous groups say Mr Pereira was threatened for campaigning against illegal fishing in the area.

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