Brazil police skeptical of ‘apparently human’ remains found in hunt for reporter -sources

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By Jake Spring ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators are skeptical that remains found in a river could be from a British journalist who went missing in the Amazon rainforest on Sunday, two police officers involved in the case told Reuters. On Friday, federal police had announced finding “organic material” that was “apparently human,” raising expectations of a breakthrough in the search for reporter Dom Phillips and his travel companion, indigenous expert Bruno Pereira. However, a federal police officer and a state detective, both of whom requested anonymity to discuss th…

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