A fourth man was killed yesterday in an unrelated gangfight, and three brothers are still on the run.One of the suspects, Artur Gomes da Silva, nicknamed Beira, was due to be flown from Coari to Amazonas state capital Manaus today and remanded in prison ahead of trial.Mr Contos contacted her brother Piers to break the tragic news, who told friends and started the process of making contact with the British Embassy in Peru. Many thanks for getting in touch.'He said: 'There had been a mix-up in identifying the body.He told Brazil'S G1 website: 'However, I thought it seemed strange, because Emma's last posts put her a long way from where the body was found.'American Mr Contos, an experienced canoeist himself, decided to send a message to Ms Kelty on her GPS device - and to his and her family's relief she replied.'Let's hope it's not a premonition!! There were three other sports people following in kayaks a little behind Emma and it could have been one of them, but that's not been verified yet.'The news that it was Emma's corpse was wrong.
Horrific new details of the last moments of Emma Kelty's life were revealed in a confession made by one of the suspects shortly after the British kayaker's death.
Pictures show five of the nine suspects that were wanted by police José Afonso Barradas Jr, police chief in the city of Coari, northwestern Brazil, said: 'He claimed he tried to cut her head off with a machete but failed.' The villager said da Costa had told him how his gang had come across Miss Kelty's tent and, believing it to belong to drug traffickers, had opened fire from 50m away.
The unnamed villager added: 'The woman was hit in the arm.
She started waving frantically and screaming for help.'But still believing she was transporting drugs, they approached the tent and started attacking her, cutting off her hair with a knife as they ordered to hand over narcotics.
One of the group then slit her throat before all four men 'sexually abused her', the villager said.