Human remains found in search for journalist in Brazil after ‘suspect confesses’
The Metro says Human remains have been found in the search for British journalist Dom Phillips and his companion Bruno Pereira in the Amazon, police in Brazil said.
Veteran reporter Mr Phillips, 57, and Brazilian indigenous expert Mr Pereira, 41, vanished in a remote part of the rainforest last week and are thought to have last been seen on June 5.
Brazilian police said a suspect confessed to shooting the men, and led them to the bodies.
Federal investigator Eduardo Alexandre Fonte said Amarildo da Costa de Oliveira, 41, nicknamed Pelado, told officers he used a firearm to kill the two men.
‘We would have no way of getting to that spot quickly without the confession,’ Mr Fontes said of the place where police recovered human remains yesterday.
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