Gerry Adams speaks to police about 1972 murder

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has voluntary presented himself to police investigating the abduction and murder of Jean McConville in December 1972.

A statement on the Sinn Fein website said Mr Adams submitted himself to questioning by the Police Service of Northern Ireland as part of their investigations.

Mr Adams said: “Well publicised, malicious allegations have been made against me. I reject these.

“While I have never disassociated myself from the IRA and I never will, I am innocent of any part in the abduction, killing or burial of Mrs McConville.

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'Insufficient evidence' on Gerry Adams for prosecution

There is "insufficient evidence" to pursue a prosecution against Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in relation to the 1972 murder of Jean McConville, according to reports.