Dom Phillips: Bodies of British journalist and companion ‘have not been found’ in Amazon rainforest, despite reports
Sky News says The bodies of a British journalist and his colleague – who have been missing in the Amazon rainforest for more than a week – have not been found, it has been claimed, despite earlier reports.
Journalist Dom Phillips, 57, and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, 41, were last seen on 5 June near the Javari Valley Indigenous Territory, which is in western Brazil close to the borders of Peru and Colombia.
News outlet G1 said the two men had been found dead, quoting Mr Phillips’ wife.
However, the Brazilian Federal Police told Sky News: “The Federal Police does not confirm this information.” And a spokesman for the indigenous association Univaja said searchers have not discovered the men’s remains.
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