The Suspicious Case of the Reykjavik Confessions

Two murders. Six confessions. But is any of it real?
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  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    Il əvvəl

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    • Kennedie Morris

      Kennedie Morris

      15 gün əvvəl

      Yeah

    • Kennedie Morris

      Kennedie Morris

      15 gün əvvəl

      Yeah dude I’m going back back and

    • Natalie Abreu

      Natalie Abreu

      2 ay əvvəl

      I was thinking 💭 that same thing.🧐🧐🧐

    • Rica Pauline Acosta

      Rica Pauline Acosta

      2 ay əvvəl

      Iyot

    • Rica Pauline Acosta

      Rica Pauline Acosta

      2 ay əvvəl

      Salsal

  2. Rookie Hazelwoo

    Rookie Hazelwoo

    9 saat əvvəl

    Bro. I would know if I committed a murder or not... Also...u talk about how terrible solitary confinement is in Iceland in the 1970's...look at how solitary confinement in the USA works TODAY!

  3. Lili's Lilypad

    Lili's Lilypad

    13 saat əvvəl

    Police: No, no, we're not gonna do anything! We're just gonna make sure she's telling the truth, have a little convo, ya know? Check base. We're just gonna see if she can remember, my old friends chainsaw and matches know how to jog memory!

  4. Conner Broeker

    Conner Broeker

    Gün əvvəl

    This episode taught me how to Reykjavik

  5. King Wolfy

    King Wolfy

    Gün əvvəl

    Shane looks like a whole detective and i javnt evan started the video yet

  6. 07barryr

    07barryr

    2 gün əvvəl

    I come from the UK and waterproof mattress protectors are really common....

  7. Detective Terrible Detective

    Detective Terrible Detective

    2 gün əvvəl

    Having survived 6 months of self quarantine (covid season) I can pretty surely say those who falsely confessed after the isolation are weakass wusses🤭

  8. yash dwivedi

    yash dwivedi

    3 gün əvvəl

    Just another day in russia

  9. bigs0ft

    bigs0ft

    3 gün əvvəl

    Shane’s mom just tryin to keep jizz off his sheets, damn😔

  10. Bryan

    Bryan

    4 gün əvvəl

    This isn't really a mystery so much as it's just, "two guys go missing in Iceland and then police literally torture several people into giving false confessions about it."

  11. Merve Korkmaz

    Merve Korkmaz

    5 gün əvvəl

    You should do a video about Bodom lake murder

  12. Adina

    Adina

    5 gün əvvəl

    rubber sheets are really useful you put them on and then a mattress comforter layer and if you spill things the mattress is fine

  13. Randy Gibson

    Randy Gibson

    5 gün əvvəl

    How is Ryan not suggesting alien abduction?

  14. Foer, Raphael

    Foer, Raphael

    5 gün əvvəl

    screw these Icelandic police, they acted just like gestapo, they are monsters for keeping them in solitary for as long as they did, and the victims will likely have PTSD for the rest of their lives from this ordeal, what a horrible way to impose justice. Literally, these police officers go far beyond corrupt and incompetent, keeping a woman with an infant at home in solitary for almost a year. If I was in charge of Iceland's police i would put those officers in solitary for a year and force them to confess to a murder they did not commit.

  15. Schmockerich

    Schmockerich

    6 gün əvvəl

    how do you say ACAB in icelandic?

  16. Sagar Jinachandran

    Sagar Jinachandran

    6 gün əvvəl

    Can we possibly call the modern day quarantine as solitary confinement?

  17. Teme Nochi

    Teme Nochi

    7 gün əvvəl

    I've been to Iceland and you could easily get lost or stuck somewhere, the towns aren't exactly close to each other and one road to Reykjavik you have to go over a really really tall mountain with very scary roads. 100% dont think any of them did it

  18. [Čaÿřa] [Řøđříguež]

    [Čaÿřa] [Řøđříguež]

    8 gün əvvəl

    So did he came?💀

  19. Katrien Rose

    Katrien Rose

    8 gün əvvəl

    2:36 That’s what she said.

  20. Grindy Pineapples

    Grindy Pineapples

    8 gün əvvəl

    ok now try "febuary"

  21. Dylan Griffiths

    Dylan Griffiths

    8 gün əvvəl

    I went to Reykjavik last year and its true that the people are absolutely the kindest I've ever met. Me and my sister lost our phones and when we went to the police station they were very unprofessional. Writing down our personal information on scrumpled up paper. It was crazy how incompetent they were

  22. P Church

    P Church

    8 gün əvvəl

    Sounds like a classic case of the Terminator coming back in time to stop someone named G.Einarssen

  23. The RowTurn

    The RowTurn

    8 gün əvvəl

    imagine your middle name is Thor.

  24. crossemily

    crossemily

    8 gün əvvəl

    I have to agree with Shane - Iceland is just gorgeous!

  25. Michelle Irigoyen

    Michelle Irigoyen

    8 gün əvvəl

    “there’s not many crimes that take place in Iceland but there’s a lot of disappearances” ..... that sounds like a lot of crimes to me

  26. pauly repa

    pauly repa

    9 gün əvvəl

    Why didn't his "so called mates" pick him up???

  27. lone ranger

    lone ranger

    9 gün əvvəl

    1:14 I knew that sign looked familiar they literally used the san jose sign

  28. Jason Garfield Bardy

    Jason Garfield Bardy

    11 gün əvvəl

    "spill a pop"... Is Shane from Michigan?

  29. Michae V

    Michae V

    12 gün əvvəl

    They see each other as 'family' because their such a small nation- hence the use of 'we will do a murder'

  30. BloodMagicLord

    BloodMagicLord

    12 gün əvvəl

    Finding these pronunciations pretty hilarious as someone who's been learning icelandic on and off.

  31. Moxie

    Moxie

    12 gün əvvəl

    kinda suss that Shane was in iceland then copenhagen 0_0

  32. Kaylee T.

    Kaylee T.

    12 gün əvvəl

    I with Shane on this Iceland is awesome

  33. Alina

    Alina

    13 gün əvvəl

    they had the same last name?? anyone think that's a little strange?? 🤔

  34. M Star

    M Star

    13 gün əvvəl

    This is straight up witch trials stuff.

  35. AJ G

    AJ G

    13 gün əvvəl

    ACAB, baby, ACAB

  36. Tyler G

    Tyler G

    14 gün əvvəl

    You guys know that in Iceland you call someone by their last name, right?

  37. VerbalEnigma

    VerbalEnigma

    14 gün əvvəl

    Solitary confinement affects your frontol lobe, which affects reasoning etc. It causes a breakdown of the functioning of the mind. They confessed to make the solitary confinement stop.

  38. VerbalEnigma

    VerbalEnigma

    14 gün əvvəl

    The United States define longer than 15 days in solitary confinement as torture

  39. VerbalEnigma

    VerbalEnigma

    14 gün əvvəl

    is this not th documentary on netflix 'out of thin air' ?

  40. Muttley!

    Muttley!

    15 gün əvvəl

    “I’m going to turn Iceland into Greenland baby”. 😂😂😂

  41. Kristina Woods

    Kristina Woods

    15 gün əvvəl

    Am I the only one that is extremely impressed by how well Ryan pronounces these names

    • Denita Arnold

      Denita Arnold

      10 gün əvvəl

      I am impressed

  42. Rookie H

    Rookie H

    17 gün əvvəl

    I got news for ya. Cops still use these tactics today and are terrible. IN AMERICA! ACAB. 1312

  43. pati 17

    pati 17

    18 gün əvvəl

    Plot twist it was the umbrella man, when it comes making people disappear its always the umbrella man

  44. Neavi9

    Neavi9

    18 gün əvvəl

    Forgot what this was called so I just typed in "that one icelandic murder" and got the top result

  45. Darth Diabetes

    Darth Diabetes

    18 gün əvvəl

    Fun Fact i live there

  46. Drima Chakraborty

    Drima Chakraborty

    18 gün əvvəl

    I mean, that the two guys have the same last name isn't uncommon, it means both their dads had the name Einad because Iceland has a convention of naming people -sson and -dottir according to their parents' names

  47. Mykie Castrielle

    Mykie Castrielle

    19 gün əvvəl

    its pure supernatural that anyone not icelandic can pronounce those 0-0

  48. Paul Ho

    Paul Ho

    19 gün əvvəl

    This video brought to you by IKEA. Missing bed sheet plug.

  49. Shelby Rose

    Shelby Rose

    19 gün əvvəl

    Ryan: can say icelandic words and names also Ryan: hasn’t say February

  50. Andy Dawn

    Andy Dawn

    20 gün əvvəl

    SHE HAD A NEWBORN AT HOME WHY THE HELL WERE THEY DENYING HER ACCESS TO HER CHILD

  51. Katherine Durkee

    Katherine Durkee

    20 gün əvvəl

    Wow I’m honestly surprised Ryan didn’t fit an aliens theory in there for number 3. 😂

  52. Alessia

    Alessia

    20 gün əvvəl

    This is some reverse Among Us situation

  53. Joanie Walen

    Joanie Walen

    20 gün əvvəl

    why is nobody talking about “i’m gonna turn iceland into greenland, baby”

  54. Sharon Beyls

    Sharon Beyls

    21 gün əvvəl

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

  55. Mel Windle

    Mel Windle

    21 gün əvvəl

    Thought someone fell asleep on the keyboard whilst typing that name in the title

  56. Pancake

    Pancake

    21 gün əvvəl

    HAB NA FOORDOR

  57. Badinga 9012

    Badinga 9012

    22 gün əvvəl

    Occasionally I will do a murder

  58. remy batista

    remy batista

    22 gün əvvəl

    THE LOTTERY LMFAO BYE

  59. Lucy

    Lucy

    22 gün əvvəl

    her being separated from her NEWBORN for two years is so heartbreaking that i can’t bear to think about it. i can handle gruesome murders and torture and all that just fine, but for some reason, this one is just too upsetting.

  60. Sr. Dan

    Sr. Dan

    22 gün əvvəl

    Im a from iceland and i did not know of this case

  61. Focus Studios

    Focus Studios

    23 gün əvvəl

    Nice, torture

  62. Focus Studios

    Focus Studios

    23 gün əvvəl

    This is such obvious bs and bad policing

  63. Winny

    Winny

    23 gün əvvəl

    This is what happened with the Guildford Four, locked up in isolation & confinement you'll confess to anything to get out.

  64. Gaystation

    Gaystation

    24 gün əvvəl

    Buzzfeed 50% solved

  65. sue fowler

    sue fowler

    25 gün əvvəl

    do. yhey. meansolve. ofotup

  66. imovie.editzz

    imovie.editzz

    26 gün əvvəl

    imagine committing an imaginary crime

  67. Victor S

    Victor S

    26 gün əvvəl

    So Iceland doesn’t have government bodies tasked with finding missing people because crime is uncommon, yet disappearances are very common?

  68. helena_lang

    helena_lang

    26 gün əvvəl

    People: *existing* the police: solitary!

  69. helena_lang

    helena_lang

    26 gün əvvəl

    Honestly leave someone in solitary for that long and you could get them to confess to anything from being the zodiac to leading a secret life as a gerbil.

  70. maplemarcher

    maplemarcher

    26 gün əvvəl

    acab

  71. BigElephant

    BigElephant

    26 gün əvvəl

    Voice crack @ 10:13

  72. Alpha Omega

    Alpha Omega

    27 gün əvvəl

    Iceland Guards: Committing waterboarding & and forcing confessions through obvious torture methods. Guantanamo Bay Guards: Hey! Stop stealing our moves!

  73. K A T

    K A T

    28 gün əvvəl

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  74. Kaylah Anderson

    Kaylah Anderson

    28 gün əvvəl

    I love the lottery reference we like jsut talked about it in English lmao

  75. Sami Shadle

    Sami Shadle

    29 gün əvvəl

    um ok. I'm done. I AM DONE! I saw that creepy fake dude in the background move his hand at 14:24

  76. jack mack

    jack mack

    Ay əvvəl

    CIA

  77. Julia Mary

    Julia Mary

    Ay əvvəl

    2:36 that's what she said

  78. starry

    starry

    Ay əvvəl

    tfw you're holding the exact same pencil as shane is. i couldn't concentrate on the content of the video only his impeccable taste in pencils...

  79. J F

    J F

    Ay əvvəl

    Everyones talking about AMERICAN police brutality while the Icelandic police are casually committing literal war crimes against their own citizens based on no evidence

  80. Lè Carters

    Lè Carters

    Ay əvvəl

    This is the most confusing case I have ever watched. Lol

  81. Jamie

    Jamie

    Ay əvvəl

    um, i don’t think any of these ppl did it so-

  82. adam bump

    adam bump

    Ay əvvəl

    This just seems like torture of a bunch of innocent People & I feel horrible for all of them I hope they got help afterwards.

  83. María/Seph Nuñez

    María/Seph Nuñez

    Ay əvvəl

    PhilosophyTube has a really good video on what solitary confinement does to the human mind. It drives people mad, which makes any confessions you get out of them completely moot. Absolutely horrifying what happened to these people.

  84. Rose

    Rose

    Ay əvvəl

    This case was just one giant human rights violation on the part of the police

  85. Cito Gonzalez

    Cito Gonzalez

    Ay əvvəl

    Solitary confinement is torture no matter what others say the human is social animal we like to be around each other and talk to each other being left alone for 2 years for something you didn’t do is a humanitarian crime and all involved should be tried and punished

  86. Simran P

    Simran P

    Ay əvvəl

    This is like when ur the imposter and see everyone else accusing each other

  87. kalem baker

    kalem baker

    Ay əvvəl

    Best detectives on youtube

  88. Lucy K

    Lucy K

    Ay əvvəl

    when einersen went to the cafe briefly and come back, he might have been saying on the phone that he'd already gone to meet the person on the other end but they didnt show up because he was with someone? then he went to the cafe again, (it says he parked near a cafe) as the meetup spot and the person killed him...no idea who it was though

  89. I always feel like Somebody’s watching me

    I always feel like Somebody’s watching me

    Ay əvvəl

    Erla: IM FREE- Iceland police: actually hun, no ❤️💅

  90. St. Laurant Hicks

    St. Laurant Hicks

    Ay əvvəl

    Ryan: talking about murders in Iceland Shane: Iceland was heaven

  91. 616

    616

    Ay əvvəl

    Well I can definitely say, it is definitely not me. Það

  92. NATURE4ROX

    NATURE4ROX

    Ay əvvəl

    MURDERHEADS, lol!

  93. Secret Name

    Secret Name

    Ay əvvəl

    Huh, it's weird the comments are here

  94. guy plant

    guy plant

    Ay əvvəl

    2:36 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  95. Mr. Hyneria

    Mr. Hyneria

    Ay əvvəl

    I’m from Denmark!!

  96. adrian felipe

    adrian felipe

    Ay əvvəl

    The police used Regression to extract confession back then... oh boy

  97. Gabrielle S

    Gabrielle S

    Ay əvvəl

    Who else never wants to go to Iceland now?

  98. Ronan Kennedy

    Ronan Kennedy

    Ay əvvəl

    Umm ... we just not gonna address the unsettling disappearance rate in Iceland? No? Okay.

  99. silentj624

    silentj624

    Ay əvvəl

    Missing people is normal but crime is not. Okay so they're thinking most of those people are dying in the snow by accident or skipping town???

  100. silentj624

    silentj624

    Ay əvvəl

    They acquitted all the men a couple years ago. Erla is still in prison. smh

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