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.
Police were called out to Keflavík International Airport this morning to search for a drunk passenger.
The Suðurnes Police Department is investigating the accident in Reykjanes on Friday, in which a man was killed when gases from a borehole were carried into the water supply of the building where he slept.
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.
One man is dead and another one has been hospitalized after a work-related accident at the fish processing company Háteigur on Reykjanes peninsula.
Police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir has been extended by two weeks.
Two individuals who sought international protection in Iceland in 2015 and 2016 turned out to have connections to terrorist organizations.
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.
The trawler Polar Nanoq has caused a political debate in Greenland, after 20 kg of hashish were confiscated onboard when the trawler reached harbor in Hafnarfjörður on January 18.
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.
Polar Seafood, the company that owns the trawler Polar Nanoq, sent out the following statement this morning:
More than 2,700 people are planning to attend a gathering in memory of Birna Brjánsdóttir on Saturday.
RÚV reports today that Birna Brjánsdóttir’s ID was found in a waste basket onboard the trawler Polar Nanoq, when the police searched the ship.
The family of Birna Brjánsdóttir received letters of condolence yesterday, both from the president of Iceland and from the crew of Polar Nanoq.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has confirmed the two-week police custody of the two suspects in the death of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir, granted by the Reykjanes District Court.