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Hafnarfjördur Homicide: DNA Results Arrive

The investigative department of the Capital Region Police has now received the results of the analysis of biological specimens which were sent to Sweden in relation to the murder of a man in his home in Hafnarfjördur on August 15, as reported on Wednesday.


From Hafnarfjördur. Photo by Páll Kjartansson.

However, the police are not prepared to reveal the conclusions of the DNA testing. The department’s chief, Fridrik Smári Björgvinsson, said the case will be sent to the state prosecutor in the coming days and thereafter a charge will be issued, ruv.is reports.

A 23-year-old male has confessed to entering the victim’s home, attacking him with a knife and killing him. He has been in custody since the end of August. The murder weapon was found in the Hafnarfjördur marina after an extensive search.

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