27/11/2014

Man Arrested In McConville Investigation

A man has been arrested as part of an overall investigation into the 1972 murder of Jean McConville.

Ms McConville, 37, was abducted from her home in west Belfast in December 1972 and killed by the IRA. The mother of 10 became one of Northern Ireland's 'Disappeared'. Her body was recovered on a beach in Co Louth in August 2003.

It is understood a man, aged 58, was arrested by police on Thursday morning (27 November) as part of the overall investigation into Ms McConville's abduction and murder.

He has been named in the media as republican Bobby Storey.

The 58-year-old has been taken to Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning.

No further details are available.

(JP/CD)

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