Brazil Police Discover Body In Greek Ambassador Search

Brazilian police have discovered a body in a charred vehicle in Rio de Janeiro which they suspect is the missing Greek ambassador to Brazil.

Brazilian police suspect a body discovered inside a charred vehicle in Rio de Janeiro is Greece’s ambassador to Brazil who went missing three days ago, television channel Globo reported on Thursday.

A police spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment.

Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was last seen Monday evening leaving the home of friends of his Brazilian wife in a poor and violent suburb of Rio’s metropolitan area, police had said earlier on Thursday.

A Rio state police official said the ambassador’s wife reported him as missing on Wednesday.

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