Police have confirmed that biological samples from the investigation into the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir connect the suspect in the case directly to Birna.
The Reykjanes District Court ruled today that the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir shall remain in police custody for another four weeks.
The case of two men, accused in the death of their fellow prisoner in 2012, was heard before the Supreme Court of Iceland today.
The Rehearing Commission in Iceland has approved the requests of five men, or their heirs, sentenced in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur murder cases, who asked for a rehearing.
The Rehearing Commission will reveal its ruling today about whether the decades-old criminal cases of the disappearance of Guðmundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson should be reheard.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Iceland confirmed four-week police custody of a man, suspected of having raped two women and groped the third, following an annual celebration at a hotel in South Iceland.
Today, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police plans to request an extension of police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
Two men were originally suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, but the one who was released on February 2 , is now gathering strength in the company of his family and girlfriend in Greenland.
When the trawler Polar Amaroq from Greenland came to harbor in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland, they were invited for dinner at Hildibrand Hotel.
Birna Brjánsdóttir’s parents and brother posted a Facebook message yesterday to express their gratitude to the support they received in connection with Birna’s funeral.
The father of the late Birna Brjánsdóttir, a 20-year-old Icelandic woman who was murdered on January 14, posted a Facebook message yesterday, stating, “I denounce the conduct of judging a whole nation based on the actions of one man.”
Quoting unnamed sources, RÚV reported last night that the cause of Birna Brjánsdóttir’s death was drowning.
Rescue workers searched in vain yesterday afternoon for clues near the site where Birna Brjánsdóttir’s body was found on January 22, on the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula.
Funeral services were held for Birna Brjánsdóttir at Hallgrímskirkja church, Reykjavík, yesterday afternoon.
Police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir has been extended by two weeks.
One of the men in police custody, suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, will be released today.
Following yesterday’s interrogations of the two men suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, police believe they now have a clearer idea of the sequence of events the day she died.
Vísir reports today that a woman in Greenland has repeatedly been encouraged by her countrymen to press charges anew against a crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq for sexual abuse.
Thousands of people marched down Laugavegur in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday to remember Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman, whose body was found in Reykjanes just over a week ago.
More than 4,200 people are planning to attend a memorial gathering in downtown Reykjavík tomorrow afternoon for Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman whose body was discovered in Reykjanes last Sunday.
Fréttablaðið and Vísir report today that among evidence gathered by police onboard the trawler Polar Nanoq in the case of the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, is the winter jacket of one of the crew members.