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
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.