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Tragedy as body found in Amazon rainforest during search for missing Briton


The wife of the missing British journalist Dom Phillips has confirmed that a body has been found in the Amazon Rainforest where he went missing earlier this month. 

Brazilian journalist André Trigueiro shared the news on Twitter.

He said: “Alessandra, wife of Dom Phillips, has just informed me that the bodies of her husband and indigenist Bruno Pereira have been found.”

More to follow.

The news comes following reports that divers in the area had found a backpack, laptop and other items belonging to Mr Phillips and his companion Mr Pereira.

The pair were last seen on June 5 near the Javari Valley Indigenous Territory in western Brazil close to the borders of Colombia and Peru.

More to follow.



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