Dom Phillips: Suspect reportedly confesses to killing British journalist and his guide in Brazil

by 24britishtvJune 16, 2022, 3:50 a.m. 17
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Subscribe to The Telegraph with our special offer: just £1 for 3 months. Start your free trial now: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/customer/subscribe/digitalsub/3for1/?WT.mc_id=tmgoff_pvid_conversion-subscription_editorial-iniative_03-22_EGW-13_organic_youtube At least one suspect in the disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips and his guide Bruno Pereira in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has confessed to killing and dismembering the men, broadcasters CNN Brasil and Band News reported on Wednesday. The federal police had said in a statement earlier that they were still searching for Phillips and Pereira in what they described as a homicide investigation, following the arrest of two suspects in the case. One of the two suspects confessed to police that they had killed Phillips and Pereira and gave the location of the bodies, CNN Brasil reported, citing police sources. Earlier, Band News reported a confession by both suspects. Reuters witnesses saw police take a masked and hooded man they described as a suspect out on the river where the men vanished. Police did not comment on the reported confession. Police have arrested two suspects in the investigation: fisherman Amarildo da Costa, known as "Pelado," and his brother Oseney da Costa, 41, or "Dos Santos. Read earlier reports on this story: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/06/15/dom-phillips-police-arrest-second-suspect-search-british-journalist/ #domphillips #missing #journalist #BrunoPereira #brazil #amazon Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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