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From Raufarhöfn.

Wave of break-ins in Northeast Iceland

31 Aug Three houses in Raufarhöfn, Northeast Iceland, have been broken into in recent days, according to the Húsavík Police.

A view over Eskifjörður, the East Fjords.

‘Lock your house and close all windows,’ police warn

29 Aug The East Iceland Police Department is still looking for suspicious individuals, who appear to have been in Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður yesterday.

Two more girls attacked in Garðabær

29 Aug The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police Department is investigating two separate attacks on girls in Garðabær, a municipality just south of Reykjavík.

Man attacked Sunday likely sustained a spinal cord injury

28 Aug It is feared that a security guard who was attacked outside a nightclub in downtown Reykjavík Sunday morning may have suffered a spinal cord injury.

The South Iceland District Court

Man accused of killing his brother says he remembers no fight

28 Aug Yesterday was the first day of hearings in the South Iceland District Court in the case of a man accused of killing his brother at a farm in South Iceland in the morning of March 31.

Date Rape Drug Cases on the Rise

30 Jul The number of victims of date rape drugs seeking help at Stígamót, an Icelandic education and counseling center for survivors of sexual abuse and violence, has never been as high as last year.


A tourist attacked downtown Reykjavík

27 Oct 2017 Last night around 7 o'clock two men attacked a tourist in front of the grocery store Bónus on Reykjavík's main street Laugavegur. The tourist who comes from Thailand was taken to the hospital with internal injuries and had to undergo surgery.

Organized Crime and Prostitution on the rise in Iceland

26 Oct 2017 Organized crime is on the rise and prostitution and human trafficking is a growing problem in Iceland, according to the Icelandic Police.

Arnar Jónsson Aspar's home in Mosfellsdalur.

Chokehold the cause of death in Mosfellsdalur attack

28 Jun 2017 Only one of the suspected attackers in the murder in Mosfellsdalur is still in custody. Snapchat videos two attackers took of the victim after the attack form a part of the evidence in the case.

The police say it's a certain that much of the prostitution in Iceland is connected to crime syndicates.

Immense increase in prostitution in Iceland

28 Jun 2017 According to Snorri Birgisson of the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police most of the women are foreign. The police say it’s a certain it’s connected to crime syndicates.

The victim was attacked at his home Æsustaðir in Mosfellsdalur, a few kilometres outside Reykjavik.

One of the attackers was the victim's childhood friend

9 Jun 2017 Neigbours say there was never any commotion around Arnar Jónsson Aspar's home before. He was attacked by six people at his home two days ago, and savagely beaten in front of his family. He did not survive.

Æsustaðir, the victim's home.

Attackers well-known criminals awaiting sentence

8 Jun 2017 Two of the attackers in the murder of Arnar Jónsson Aspar yesterday had been sentenced to prison for firing shotguns in Reykjavik. The case was appealed and they were on the loose. Another is a well known criminal with many assaults on his record.

Arnar Jónsson Aspar and Heiðdís Helga Aðalsteinsdóttir.

Baby girl slept through the violent attack on her father

8 Jun 2017 Arnar Jónsson Aspar was the name of the man murdered in Iceland yesterday. His wife begged the attackers to stop. Her grandfather had dined with them, he had a heart attack while witnessing the murder.

The victim was at home with his wife and newborn child when the attackers came to his door.

At home with newborn child and wife when attacked

8 Jun 2017 The man who died after a savage attack last night was at home with his wife and newborn child when the attackers knocked at his door. They drove a car over his feet and used clubs to beat him.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he passed away.

Man dies after savage attack in Mosfellsdalur, Iceland

8 Jun 2017 A man in his forties died after being attacked and severely beaten in his home in Mosfellsdalur, a few kilometres from Reykjavik. According to RÚV, the attack is connected to illegal debt enforcement.


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