Young Woman Missing in Reykjavik

Birna Brjánsdóttir, found washed on beach in Iceland a week after she disappeared.

Birna's murder case sent to DA on Friday

15 Mar The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police has almost completed its investigation of the disappearance and murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January.

The body of Birna Brjánsdóttir was washed up near this lighthouse on the Reykjanes peninsula.

Investigation of Birna's murder almost coming to a close

9 Mar The Reykjavik Metropolitan police are about to close the investigation on the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir which occurred in January. They are still awaiting final forensic results from abroad.

The suspect was led before a judge at the Reykjanes district court today and his sentence has been lengthened for another four weeks.

Suspect in Birna murder case moved to new prison

2 Mar The man suspected of killing Birna Brjánsdóttir has admitted to attempting to smuggle 20 kilos of hash to Greenland on the Polar Nanoq. He has not admitted to having had anything to do with Birna's death.

Both men were crewmembers of the Polar Nanoq.

Police believe suspect in Birna's murder tried to lie to the other man who was in custody

17 Feb The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police, according to Fréttatíminn newspaper, believe that the man suspected of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir tried to influence the memory of the other man who was released from custody.

Search and rescue teams looking for Birna in January. Her body was found washed ashore one week after she disappeared.

Suspect in Birna's murder interrogated again

15 Feb The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have interrogated the man suspected of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir, once again this morning. The man has still not confessed to anything.

Birna's funeral took place last Friday at Hallgrimskirkja church in Reykjavik.

Birna's family send message of thanks

9 Feb The family of murdered Birna Brjánsdóttir has written a message of thanks on Facebook thanking all those who provided support in the search and for her funeral arrangements.

Rescue teams looking for evidence of Birna's clothing at the beach where her body was found.

Birna's cause of death was drowning

6 Feb Police believe that Birna Brjánsdóttir died from drowning. This was revealed on RÚV evening news. Birna's autopsy further reveals that Birna was still alive when she was dumped into the ocean.

Birna Brjánsdóttir.

A poem and a song written for Birna Brjánsdóttir

6 Feb Writer Friðrik Erlingsson wrote a poem in the memory of Birna Brjánsdóttir and renowned Icelandic musician Gunnar Þórðarson wrote a song for the poem.

The beach where Birna's body was found.

New clues in Birna case launch a new search for evidence

5 Feb A group of SAR team members will be searching the area today close to were Birna's body was found near Selvogsviti lighthouse.

Polar Nanoq.

Crew members of Polar Nanoq speak out - "All so incredibly sad"

4 Feb Crew members of Greenlandic trawler did not feel like suspets after their vessel was returned back to Iceland by Icelandic authoritites after two crew members were implicated in the disappearance of Birna Brjánsdóttir.

Birna Brjánsdóttir was laid to rest today in Reykjavik.

Great number of people attend Birna's funeral

3 Feb Hallgrímskirkja church was completely full on the occasion of the funeral of murdered Birna Brjánsdóttir. The ceremony took place today at 3 pm.

Birna Brjánsdóttir disappeared on Laugavegur main street after a night of partying. Her body was found washed up on a beach in Reykjanes.

Birna's funeral takes place today

3 Feb The murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir touched the hearts of the entire nation. Her funeral takes place at Hallgrímskirkja church today at 3 pm.

One suspect in Birna's murder case released from custody

2 Feb The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police has made a demand to judicial authorities demanding that one of the suspects held in the involvement of the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir remain in custody. The other one is still suspected of involvement but is being released form custody.

Birna Brjánsdóttir fannst látin við Selvogsvita. Lögreglan segist hafa ákveðna hugmynd um hvar henni var komið í sjóinn.

Police now know how murder of Birna was committed

30 Jan Police believe they have found out how Birna Brjánsdóttir was murdered. Birna's funeral takes place on Friday.

People gathered at Laugavegur 31, the last place where Birna was seen alive.

Thousands march for Birna in Reykjavik today

28 Jan Thousands of Icelanders are marching down Laugavegur main shopping street in the memory of Birna Brjánsdóttir, murdered two weeks ago.


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