A suspect confesses to the murder and burial of the British and Brazilian journalist who disappeared in the Amazon

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Bruno Araujo (left) and Dom Phillips are still missing

One of those arrested in connection with the disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips and native Brazilian Bruno Pereira confessed to killing and burying their bodies.

According to investigator Eduardo Fontes on Wednesday, one of the suspects, Amarildo da Costa, confessed and escorted the police to the scene, where human remains were found.

Police will now work with Interpol to confirm the identities of the bodies, as well as to determine the motive behind the killing.

Fontes said the suspect “reported in detail the crime that had been committed and indicated where the bodies were buried.”

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