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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.

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Gerry Adams 'held overnight' at police station

Gerry Adams has reportedly been held overnight at a police station in Northern Ireland.

The Sinn Fein leader will face more questioning this morning over the murder of mother-of-10 Jean McConville in 1972, Sky News reports.

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is being questioned by police in Northern Ireland. Credit: Niall Carson/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Mr Adams has issued a statement saying he is "innocent of any part in the abduction, killing or burial of Mrs McConville".

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