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Don’t Judge Whole Nation, Says Birna’s Father

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.”

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Fatal Borehole Accident Investigated

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.

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.

Polar Nanoq.

Polar Nanoq Causes Debate in Greenland

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.

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.

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