Man, 77, arrested in McConville case

Man, 77, arrested in McConville case

A 77-year-old man has been arrested as part of investigations into the 1972 abduction and murder of widow and mother-of-10 Jean McConville.

The arrest was made in west Belfast on Tuesday by detectives from the PSNI's Serious Crime Branch.The suspect has been taken to the Serious Crime Suite in Antrim for questioning.Mrs McConville was kidnapped from her flat in the Divis area in December 1972 and shot by the IRA.The 37-year-old's body was not recovered until years later, when it when it was found on a beach in Co Louth in August 2003.

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