Dom Phillips

Dominic Mark Phillips (23 July 1964 – 5 June 2022)[2] was a British freelance journalist. He wrote for The Guardian and The Washington Post,[3] and contributed to The New York Times, The Times,[2] the Financial Times, Bloomberg News,[1] The Intercept, The Observer, The Independent, the Daily Beast, soccer magazine Four Four Two and energy newswire Platts among others.[4][5]

Dom Phillips
Phillips questioning Jair Bolsonaro in 2019
Dominic Mark Phillips[1]

(1964-07-23)23 July 1964
Disappeared5 June 2022
Atalaia do Norte, Amazonas, Brazil
Died5 June 2022(2022-06-05) (aged 57)
Body discovered15 June 2022
Atalaia do Norte, Amazonas, Brazil
The Guardian
The Washington Post
Spouse(s)Alessandra Sampaio

On 5 June 2022, he and Brazilian Bruno Pereira, an expert on Indigenous peoples of Brazil, went missing in the remote Javari Valley in the far western part of the state of Amazonas in Brazil, one of the most remote zones in the rainforest. On 14 June, Amarildo da Costa da Oliveira allegedly confessed to shooting and killing Phillips and Pereira and led police to the men's bodies the following day.

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