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Conspiracy Theorist's Desk
Conspiracy Theorist's Desk
Stockfish, outskirts of Reykjavík
Stockfish, outskirts of Reykjavík
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Disappearance #1
Disappearance #1
Karl Schütz’s Task Force, August 1976
Karl Schütz’s Task Force, August 1976

Sitting from left: Orn Hoskuldsson, chief representative Reykjavik criminal court; Halldor Thorbjornsson, chief justice, Reykjavík criminal court; Karl Schütz; Petur Eggerz, ambassador at large.

Standing from left: Runar Sigurdssson, policeman; Eggert Nordahl Bjarnason, detective; Audur Gestsdottir, translator; Renata Einarsson, translator; Ivar Hannesson, detective; Sigurbjorn Vidir Eggertsson, detective; Haraldur Arnason, detective; Jonas Bjarnason, detective; Gretar Saemundsson, detective

US Military Base, Keflavík
US Military Base, Keflavík
River Mouth, Reykjavík
River Mouth, Reykjavík
Hamarsbraut 11, Hafnarfjörður
Hamarsbraut 11, Hafnarfjörður

The house where Sævar and Erla lived at the time of

Guðmundur’s disappearance. The court concluded that Guðmundur was murdered at Hamarsbraut 11 in the early hours of 27th January 1974

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Case Files
Case Files
Þverbrekka 4, Kopavogur
Þverbrekka 4, Kopavogur

Sævar and Erla’s address at the time of their arrest in December 1975

Conspiracy Theorist #1
Conspiracy Theorist #1
Penni #1
Penni #1

Pen that Kristján Viðar said he had taken from Geirfinnur’s body while moving it to his home at Grettisgata 82, Reykjavík, in the early hours of November 20th, 1974

Water Tower, Hafnarfjörður
Water Tower, Hafnarfjörður
Displaced Family
Displaced Family
Aluminium Plant, Hafnarfjörður
Aluminium Plant, Hafnarfjörður
Cemetery, Stöðvarfjörður, Eastern Iceland
Cemetery, Stöðvarfjörður, Eastern Iceland
Conspiracy Theorist’s Desk, Reykjavík
Conspiracy Theorist’s Desk, Reykjavík
Geirfinnur’s House
Geirfinnur’s House

Brekkubraut 15, Keflavík

Cinema, Keflavík
Cinema, Keflavík
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Harbour, Keflavík
Harbour, Keflavík
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Shipyard Worker, Keflavík
Shipyard Worker, Keflavík
Harbour Shop, Keflavík
Harbour Shop, Keflavík
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Sighting #2
Sighting #2
Garage Attendant, Keflavík
Garage Attendant, Keflavík
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Gísli Guðjónsson
Gísli Guðjónsson

Key expert witness for the Review Commission that is to decide on authorisation of a rehearing of the convicted mens’ cases

Leirfinnur
Leirfinnur

Police artists made a clay portrait of the man seen at the Harbour Shop on the night of Geirfinnur’s disappearance. The head was nicknamed Leirfinnur – ‘leir’ being Icelandic for ‘clay’

Interrogation Room, Reykjavík Old Prison
Interrogation Room, Reykjavík Old Prison
Polish Docker, Keflavík
Polish Docker, Keflavík
Guðjón’s Church #2
Guðjón’s Church #2
Óttar #1
Óttar #1

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977


White van driven by Sigurður Óttar Hreinsson to pick up merchandise from the suspects that on the night of Geirfinnur’s disappearance

Prison Yard, Reykjavík Old Prison
Prison Yard, Reykjavík Old Prison
Kristján #8
Kristján #8

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977, with Kristján Viðar (centre) and Karl Schütz (right)

Conspiracy Theorist #3
Conspiracy Theorist #3
Kristján #6
Kristján #6

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977


‘Kristján Viðar shows police how they held Geirfinnur’

Sighting #1
Sighting #1
Kristján #9
Kristján #9

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd, 1977.

Red Mill Interior
Red Mill Interior
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Red Mill, Keflavík
Red Mill, Keflavík

Erla testified that when the fatal attack on Geirfinnur began she ran away and hid in an abandoned house. Detective Haukur Guðmundsson identified the Rauða Myllan, or ‘Red Mill’, 300 yards from the Keflavík Slipway, as her probable hiding place. The Red Mill used to be a fisherman's hut, but in 1974 was used for storage and usually left unlocked

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Guðjón’s Church #4
Guðjón’s Church #4
Gísli Guðmundsson
Gísli Guðmundsson

Shortly after his retirement in 1996, chief superintendent Gísli Guðmundsson made a formal declaration that in 1977 he had been prevented from investigating a possible alibi for Sævar for the night of Guðmundur’s disappearance

 Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata, Reykjavík
Grettisgata, Reykjavík

Kristján Viðar lived at Grettisgata 82 at the time of Geirfinnur’s disappearance and confessed to having hid Geirfinnur’s body there

Conspiracy Theorist #2
Conspiracy Theorist #2
 Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata Alleyway
Grettisgata Alleyway
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Grettisgata Garden
Grettisgata Garden
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Sample from Red Hills
Sample from Red Hills
Disappearance #2
Disappearance #2
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Guðjón’s Diary, Reykjavík
Guðjón’s Diary, Reykjavík

Guðjón kept a detailed diary whilst in solitary confinement in 1976 and 1977

Minister, Snæfellsnes
Minister, Snæfellsnes
Hlynur Þór Magnússon
Hlynur Þór Magnússon

In August 1996, Hlynur Þór Magnússon formally testified to abuses at the Síðumúli Prison in the course of the Geirfunnur investigation

Red Mill #1
Red Mill #1

Photograph of Geirfinnur, holding a jar that appears to contain fish.

Erla’s Goldfish
Erla’s Goldfish
 Interior of van driven by Sigurdur Ótttar

Interior of van driven by Sigurdur Ótttar

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Conspiracy Theorist's Desk
Stockfish, outskirts of Reykjavík
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Disappearance #1
Karl Schütz’s Task Force, August 1976
US Military Base, Keflavík
River Mouth, Reykjavík
Hamarsbraut 11, Hafnarfjörður
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Case Files
Þverbrekka 4, Kopavogur
Conspiracy Theorist #1
Penni #1
Water Tower, Hafnarfjörður
Displaced Family
Aluminium Plant, Hafnarfjörður
Cemetery, Stöðvarfjörður, Eastern Iceland
Conspiracy Theorist’s Desk, Reykjavík
Geirfinnur’s House
Cinema, Keflavík
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Harbour, Keflavík
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Shipyard Worker, Keflavík
Harbour Shop, Keflavík
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Sighting #2
Garage Attendant, Keflavík
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Gísli Guðjónsson
Leirfinnur
Interrogation Room, Reykjavík Old Prison
Polish Docker, Keflavík
Guðjón’s Church #2
Óttar #1
Prison Yard, Reykjavík Old Prison
Kristján #8
Conspiracy Theorist #3
Kristján #6
Sighting #1
Kristján #9
Red Mill Interior
RAUDA.HUSID_7.jpg
Red Mill, Keflavík
Nefndin_3.jpg
Guðjón’s Church #4
Gísli Guðmundsson
 Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata, Reykjavík
Conspiracy Theorist #2
 Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata Alleyway
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Grettisgata Garden
Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, Reykjavik.jpg
Sample from Red Hills
Disappearance #2
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Guðjón’s Diary, Reykjavík
Minister, Snæfellsnes
Hlynur Þór Magnússon
Red Mill #1
Erla’s Goldfish
 Interior of van driven by Sigurdur Ótttar
Conspiracy Theorist's Desk
Stockfish, outskirts of Reykjavík
Disappearance #1
Karl Schütz’s Task Force, August 1976

Sitting from left: Orn Hoskuldsson, chief representative Reykjavik criminal court; Halldor Thorbjornsson, chief justice, Reykjavík criminal court; Karl Schütz; Petur Eggerz, ambassador at large.

Standing from left: Runar Sigurdssson, policeman; Eggert Nordahl Bjarnason, detective; Audur Gestsdottir, translator; Renata Einarsson, translator; Ivar Hannesson, detective; Sigurbjorn Vidir Eggertsson, detective; Haraldur Arnason, detective; Jonas Bjarnason, detective; Gretar Saemundsson, detective

US Military Base, Keflavík
River Mouth, Reykjavík
Hamarsbraut 11, Hafnarfjörður

The house where Sævar and Erla lived at the time of

Guðmundur’s disappearance. The court concluded that Guðmundur was murdered at Hamarsbraut 11 in the early hours of 27th January 1974

Case Files
Þverbrekka 4, Kopavogur

Sævar and Erla’s address at the time of their arrest in December 1975

Conspiracy Theorist #1
Penni #1

Pen that Kristján Viðar said he had taken from Geirfinnur’s body while moving it to his home at Grettisgata 82, Reykjavík, in the early hours of November 20th, 1974

Water Tower, Hafnarfjörður
Displaced Family
Aluminium Plant, Hafnarfjörður
Cemetery, Stöðvarfjörður, Eastern Iceland
Conspiracy Theorist’s Desk, Reykjavík
Geirfinnur’s House

Brekkubraut 15, Keflavík

Cinema, Keflavík
Harbour, Keflavík
Shipyard Worker, Keflavík
Harbour Shop, Keflavík
Sighting #2
Garage Attendant, Keflavík
Gísli Guðjónsson

Key expert witness for the Review Commission that is to decide on authorisation of a rehearing of the convicted mens’ cases

Leirfinnur

Police artists made a clay portrait of the man seen at the Harbour Shop on the night of Geirfinnur’s disappearance. The head was nicknamed Leirfinnur – ‘leir’ being Icelandic for ‘clay’

Interrogation Room, Reykjavík Old Prison
Polish Docker, Keflavík
Guðjón’s Church #2
Óttar #1

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977


White van driven by Sigurður Óttar Hreinsson to pick up merchandise from the suspects that on the night of Geirfinnur’s disappearance

Prison Yard, Reykjavík Old Prison
Kristján #8

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977, with Kristján Viðar (centre) and Karl Schütz (right)

Conspiracy Theorist #3
Kristján #6

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd 1977


‘Kristján Viðar shows police how they held Geirfinnur’

Sighting #1
Kristján #9

Reconstruction of Geirfinnur’s death, January 23rd, 1977.

Red Mill Interior
Red Mill, Keflavík

Erla testified that when the fatal attack on Geirfinnur began she ran away and hid in an abandoned house. Detective Haukur Guðmundsson identified the Rauða Myllan, or ‘Red Mill’, 300 yards from the Keflavík Slipway, as her probable hiding place. The Red Mill used to be a fisherman's hut, but in 1974 was used for storage and usually left unlocked

Guðjón’s Church #4
Gísli Guðmundsson

Shortly after his retirement in 1996, chief superintendent Gísli Guðmundsson made a formal declaration that in 1977 he had been prevented from investigating a possible alibi for Sævar for the night of Guðmundur’s disappearance

Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata, Reykjavík

Kristján Viðar lived at Grettisgata 82 at the time of Geirfinnur’s disappearance and confessed to having hid Geirfinnur’s body there

Conspiracy Theorist #2
Grettisgata 82
Grettisgata Alleyway
Grettisgata Garden
Sample from Red Hills
Disappearance #2
Guðjón’s Diary, Reykjavík

Guðjón kept a detailed diary whilst in solitary confinement in 1976 and 1977

Minister, Snæfellsnes
Hlynur Þór Magnússon

In August 1996, Hlynur Þór Magnússon formally testified to abuses at the Síðumúli Prison in the course of the Geirfunnur investigation

Red Mill #1

Photograph of Geirfinnur, holding a jar that appears to contain fish.

Erla’s Goldfish

Interior of van driven by Sigurdur Ótttar

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