Bodies of Dom Phillips, Bruno Pereira returned to families

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Al-Araby

The bodies of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were handed over to their families on Thursday, nearly two-and-a-half weeks after they were killed in Brazil’s Amazon. Phillips, 57, and Pereira, 41, were shot while returning from an expedition in the Javari Valley, a remote region of the rainforest. Pereira’s funeral is scheduled for Friday in Recife, while Phillips’s family will hold a wake and cremation on Sunday in Niteroi, near Rio de Janeiro. Alessandra Sampaio, Phillips’s widow, released a photograph of herself holding his wedding ring, which police had f…

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