Brazil apologises for telling missing journalist’s family they’d found a body
The Metro says The family of missing British journalist Dom Phillips have received an apology after being wrongly told his body had been found.
Brazilian police have been searching for the 57-year-old writer, and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, 41.
They vanished from a remote part of the Amazon, and are believed to have last been seen early on June 5 in the Sao Rafael community.
Mr Phillips’ family received a call from an aide to Brazil’s ambassador for the UK on Monday claiming their bodies had been discovered tied to trees in the rainforest.
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