New clues in Birna case launch a new search for evidence

The beach where Birna's body was found.

The beach where Birna's body was found. Már

A group of SAR team members will be searching the area  todayclose to were Birna's body was found near Selvogsviti lighthouse.  Police are following a new clue which they do not want to disclose as yet to the media. "We are looking for objects that could be related to the case," say police. 

Police furthermore say that they have a closer idea of where Birna's body was dumped in the ocean. 


The man in custody on suspicion of murder has not admitted to a crime. 

Icelandic writer Yrsa Sigurðardóttir was interviewed in todays edition of The Guardian on how the case touched the entire nation. 

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