Woman released over McConville murder

Woman released over McConville murder

A woman who was arrested in Belfast in connection with the 1972 abduction and murder of widow and mother-of-10 Jean McConville has been released.

Mrs McConville was kidnapped from her flat in the Divis area of west Belfast 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.On Wednesday morning, detectives from Serious Crime Branch detained a 57-year-old woman in west Belfast.After being questioned at Antrim police station, she was released pending a report to the PPS.

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