Two serious accidents occurred on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, yesterday, one of them fatal.
Police have confirmed that biological samples from the investigation into the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir connect the suspect in the case directly to Birna.
The Reykjanes District Court ruled today that the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir shall remain in police custody for another four weeks.
The Rehearing Commission will reveal its ruling today about whether the decades-old criminal cases of the disappearance of Guðmundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson should be reheard.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Iceland confirmed four-week police custody of a man, suspected of having raped two women and groped the third, following an annual celebration at a hotel in South Iceland.
The body of an Icelandic teen was found on Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday morning.
Today, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police plans to request an extension of police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
Two men were originally suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, but the one who was released on February 2 , is now gathering strength in the company of his family and girlfriend in Greenland.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police discovered extensive cannabis production in Hafnarfjörður last week and confiscated about 1,100 cannabis plants.
When the trawler Polar Amaroq from Greenland came to harbor in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland, they were invited for dinner at Hildibrand Hotel.
Birna Brjánsdóttir’s parents and brother posted a Facebook message yesterday to express their gratitude to the support they received in connection with Birna’s funeral.
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.