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Suspected murder shocked Iceland

Suspected murder shocked Iceland

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After a days long and for the country unprecedented big search by police and volunteers is in Iceland, and the corpse found of the twenty-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir.

The young woman was eight days missing. The police is a crime, and last week two sailors from Greenland in connection with the case held, reported local media Monday.

Brjánsdóttir was Sunday afternoon found dead in a lighthouse on the coast of a peninsula southwest of the capital Reykjavik. Brjánsdóttir disappeared early in the morning of 14 January, after a bar had left.

The police have not yet conclusive given what happened to her. In a red car that is seen on footage from surveillance cameras at the bar where she disappeared, his blood traces of her found. The detainees had the car rented. The two Greenlanders establish his innocence.

Few serious crimes

In iceland, according to statistics about criminal acts worldwide, like Liechtenstein and Singapore, with virtually no serious crime. The disappearance of the young woman shook the country deeply. The discovery of her body has the island in mourning dipped.

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