Dom Phillips: Second man arrested following disappearance of British journalist in the Amazon rainforest
Sky News says A second man has been arrested following the disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips in the Amazon rainforest.
Mr Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira went missing more than a week ago on a remote stretch of the Itaquai River.
Police say the man detained – Oseney da Costa de Oliveira – is the brother of the first man who was arrested.
Amarildo da Costa de Oliveira, who is nicknamed Pelado, remains in custody as the main suspect in the case.
Describing the arrest of the latest suspect, police investigator Alex Perez said: “He did not resist arrest on suspicion of homicide based on witness accounts that placed the two suspects at the supposed scene of the crime.”
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