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Unidentified Body Found in Eastern Suburb

The body of an unidentified man was found in a forested area in the eastern suburb of Breiðholt, RÚV reports. Police are working to determine the man’s identity, and believe they will be able to do so within a few days.

The body was found by a man who was walking in the area around noon on Friday. Thus far, police have confirmed that the deceased was an adult man and say that no missing persons report had been filed on his behalf. No further information has been released about his age, nationality, or appearance. It’s thought that the man had been dead for some time when he was found, although it has not yet been determined if this had been a matter of weeks, months, or even years.

The death is not considered suspicious; police have no indications of foul play.

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