64. Iceland – Bad Blood

On November 8, 2000, 27 year old former footballer Einar Örn Birgisson disappeared without a trace. He had recently opened a GAP store in Reykjavik – a dream come true. But everything was not what it seemed to be. On closer investigation, police realised that Einar’s business partner, former national soccer hero Atli Helgason, knew more than he was letting on.

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True Nordic Crimes – Bloody Business




There is no one for me

Einar Örn Birgis

Convicted Murdered Regains Law Licence

Einar’s parents have died of grief – Did Atli tell the whole truth? 

Judgment in the prosecution case against Atli Helgason

Special thanks: Johann Petur Hardarson                                                                           

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by Noel Vinson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.