Detectives investigating Jean McConville murder arrest a man
Published 18/03/2014 | 14:40
Detectives investigating the abduction and murder of Jean McConville have arrested a 77-year-old man.
The suspect was arrested in west Belfast and has been taken to the serious crime suite at Antrim police station for questioning.
Mrs McConville, 37, a widow and mother of 10 children, was abducted from her flat in the Divis area of west Belfast and shot by the IRA in December 1972.
A gang of 12, eight men and four women, are believed to have been involved in the abduction.
Her body was recovered on a beach in Co Louth in August 2003.