Exam confirms remains found in Amazon were of British journalist

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By Gabriel Araujo and Carolina Pulice SAO PAULO (Reuters) -A forensic exam carried out on human remains found in the Amazon rainforest confirmed on Friday that they belonged to British journalist Dom Phillips, Brazil’s federal police said. Work was underway to determine the cause of death, the police said in a statement. The remains of a second person, believed to be that of indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, was still under analysis, a report by CNN Brasil said earlier on Friday. Pereira and Phillips vanished on June 5 in the remote Javari Valley bordering Peru and Colombia. Earlier this week, …

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