A body has been found inside a burned-out car near Rio de Janeiro. The car found was rented by the Greek ambassador to Brazil,Kyriakos Amiridis. Mr Amiridis went missing a few days ago.The BBC reported Mr Amiridis was last heard from on Monday after travelling to Rio de Janeiro from Brasilia for New Year celebrations at Brazil’s famous Copacabana beach.
Forensic experts are conducting tests to identify the body. The 59-year-old was staying at a suburb of Nova Iguacu, where the charred remnants of the car were found under a flyover on a motorway leading to the seaside resort.