Brazil police arrest third suspect in killings of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira
Jefferson da Silva Lima turned himself in to Amazon police as autopsy finds journalist and indigenous expert shot to death
Brazil’s federal police said Saturday that a third suspect in the deaths of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira has been arrested. The pair, whose remains were found after they went missing almost two weeks ago, were shot to death, according to an autopsy.
Phillips was shot in the chest and Pereira was shot in the head and the abdomen, police said in a statement. It said the autopsy indicated the use of a “firearm with typical hunting ammunition”.Continue reading…