Lonely Planet Writer

Missing tourist found dead after freezing night in Iceland

Reykjavik's Keflavík International Airport.
Reykjavik’s Keflavík International Airport. Image by SuperJet International / CC BY-SA 2.0

A missing tourist has been found dead near Reykjavik’s Keflavík International Airport. The man, who was visiting relatives, left his accommodation on Sunday evening and was found dead by a search-and-rescue team on Monday. The man, who had a history of mental health problems, phoned his relatives at 1am on Monday morning, but was unable to tell them his location. Night-time temperatures often dip below freezing in Reykjavík in November. Read more: icelandreview.com