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Gerry Adams 'available for police questions' on McConville

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams has asked a lawyer to contact police to see if they want to speak to him about the murder of Belfast mother Jean McConville. Ivor Bell was remanded in custody at the weekend after being charged in connection with the case.

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Jean McConville was one of the 'Disappeared'

Relatives carry flowers and a picture of their mother Jean McConville at her funeral in 2003 Credit: Paul Faith/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The murder of Jean McConville was one of the most notorious incidents of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

The 37-year-old mother of 10 was abducted by a gang at her home in Belfast in December 1972 after being accused of passing informationto the British Army.

She became known as one of the 'Disappeared' - a group of people who were killed and buried in secret graves.

In 2003, her remains were found on Shelling Hill beach, Co Louth.

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