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Metropolitan Police Assist in Westfjords Death Inquiry

The Westfjords police are investigating a death in a Bolungarvík home with assistance from the Metropolitan Police’s forensics department. No arrests have been made, and further details will be provided in a forthcoming statement.

Official statement expected soon

The Westfjords police requested assistance from the Metropolitan Police’s forensics department following a death in Bolungarvík yesterday evening.

According to Vísir, the incident occurred in a detached, single-story home on Hlíðarvegur street, where a couple in their sixties resides. Around 7 PM, police cars with flashing lights and an ambulance arrived at the scene. Sources indicated that police officers were seen entering the house by removing a plywood board from a window.

Speaking to Vísir this morning, Hlynur Snorrason, Chief of Police in the Westfjords, stated that no arrests had been made in connection with the death. He declined to comment further but announced that a statement would be made later.

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