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Search for Birna Brjánsdóttir.

New Search for Clues in Murder Case

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.

Memorial march for Birna Brjánsdóttir.

Thousands March in Birna’s Memory

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.

Birna Brjánsdóttir

Thousands Plan to March in Memory of Birna

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.

Police in front of Polar Nanoq.

Crew Member’s Jacket among Confiscated Items

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.

Chief Superintendent Grímur Grímsson.

Autopsy Confirms Birna Was Murdered

The research of a forensic pathologist and the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has confirmed that the body discovered by Selvogsviti lighthouse in Reykjanes on Sunday is that of Birna Brjánsdóttir.

Landspítali

Landspítali Doctor Answers Criticism

Responding to criticism voiced by the sisters of a man who seriously injured his brother-in-law on New Year’s Eve, a senior physician at Landspítali National University Hospital told RÚV that no patient seeking help is turned away from the addiction and psychiatric ward.

Ghostface, scream mask.

Attacker Wore Scream Mask

Police are still looking for the man who stabbed a woman in the arm the State Diagnostic and Counseling Center on Digranesvegur in Kópavogur Monday.

Human Trafficking Investigated in Iceland

A new department for organized crime at the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police is investigating suspected cases of human trafficking in Iceland, especially in the construction and tourism industries. The department has hired a special investigator for such cases.

Skólavörðustígur Prison.

Convicted Rapist Walks Free

A man, who received a five year prison sentence in June for raping a 17-year-old French girl on Hrísey island last summer, has been let out of prison.

Supreme Court of Iceland

Supreme Court Affirms Kaupþing Convictions

Yesterday afternoon The Supreme Court of Iceland affirmed the guilty verdicts handed down by the Reykjavík District Court in June of last year over seven out of nine former Kaupþing bank directors.

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