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Brazil police find remains in search for UK journalist, suspect confesses - investigators

Summary by Ground News
CPJ expresses deep distress over reports that human remains were found in the Brazilian Amazon during the search for missing journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. Phillips and Pereira went missing the morning of Sunday, June 5, while on a reporting trip in Amazonas state's Javari Valley region for Phillips book on the Amazon forest.
4 months ago·Brasília, Brazil

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Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: Suspect leads police to human remains

UK journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira went missing in a remote area on 5 June.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 IndiaNews18 India

Detainee Confesses to Burying Bodies of Two Men Missing in Amazon: Brazil Police

Suspect Amarildo da Costa de Oliveira "recounted in detail the crime that was committed and indicated the place where he buried the bodies," Eduardo Alexandre Fontes, head of federal police in Brazil's Amazonas state said

4 months ago·India
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ReutersReuters

Exam confirms remains of British journalist found in the Amazon

A forensic dental exam carried out on human remains found in the Amazon rainforest confirmed they belonged to missing British journalist Dom Phillips, CNN Brasil reported on Friday, citing unnamed federal police sources.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira: Brazil police find two bodies in search for missing men | Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira | The Guardian

Police chief says one of the men arrested in connection with the pair’s disappearance had confessed to killing them

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Human remains found, suspect confesses to killing 2 men in Amazon, police say | CBC News

A federal police investigator in Brazil said Wednesday night a suspect had confessed to fatally shooting an Indigenous expert and a journalist in a remote part of the Amazon, and had taken officers to where the bodies were buried.

4 months ago·Canada
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Suspect confesses, leads police to buried bodies in Amazon

A federal police investigator said Wednesday night a suspect confessed to fatally shooting an Indigenous expert and a journalist in a remote part of the Amazon and took officers to where the bodies were buried.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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