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.
Today, the investigation of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir will focus on reviewing data the police have gathered since she went missing on January 14.
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.
A man in his twenties was arrested by the Northeast Iceland Police yesterday, suspected of having spray-painted the walls of four churches in Akureyri earlier this week.
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.
Cleaning the walls of Akureyri church, North Iceland, which was spray-painted with vulgar messages the night before last, is proving to be difficult.
Vulgar and blasphemous messages were spray-painted on the walls of Akureyri Church, North Iceland, overnight.
A man is seriously injured after being repeatedly hit in the head with a hammer by his brother-in-law on New Year’s Eve.
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.
This morning, a woman was stabbed in the arm with a knife at the State Diagnostic and Counseling Center on Digranesvegur in Kópavogur.
Nine Icelanders, eight men and a woman, have been charged in connection with a major narcotics case.
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.