Dom Phillips: 5 suspects who helped hide bodies of British journalist and his companion in the Amazon identified
Sky News says Five suspects helped hide the bodies of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira after they were murdered in the Amazon, Brazilian police have said.
The pair were last seen on their boat on the Itaquai River – near the entrance of the Javari Valley Indigenous Territory, which borders Peru and Colombia – on the 5 June, disappearing shortly thereafter.
Their bodies were found 10 days later.
An autopsy suggested they were killed by a “firearm with typical hunting ammunition” and three men have already been arrested.
The police did not name the new suspects accused of covering up the murder, adding in a short statement that ongoing investigations aim to “clarify all the circumstances, motives and those involved in the case”.
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