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Woman Found Dead In Reykjavík

A foreign woman was found dead in her apartment in Vesturbær, Reykjavík last night. Two men were in the apartment when police arrived and were arrested on the scene.

Birna Brjánsdóttir Court Case

Birna Murder Case Proceedings Begin

The main proceedings of the case against Tomas Möller Olsen, charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, began today in the district court of Reykjanes, South Iceland.

gavel as used in courts

Not Guilty Plea in Birna Murder Case

Thomas Møller Olsen, the 30-year-old Greenlander who has been in custody since mid-January over the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, has pleaded not guilty at the first court hearing today.

Hyldýpið

Man Confesses to Manslaughter in Book

A new book by comedian and journalist Ómar Ragnarsson, Hyldýpið, meaning The Abyss, includes an account by a man who confesses to accidentally killing Geirfinnur Einarsson, a man who disappeared in 1974 and whose body was never found.

Akranes.

Akranes “In Shock”

The priest of Akranes says the local community is in shock after the police yesterday found a couple dead in their apartment. A memorial was held this morning at the school where the woman worked.