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Wed Apr 30, 2014, 07:41 PM

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams arrested in 1972 IRA killing

Northern Ireland police Wednesday arrested Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams for questioning about the notorious 1972 abduction and murder of a widow wrongly suspected of informing against the Irish Republican Army........

Researchers taped confessional interviews with former loyalist and republican paramilitaries, and two IRA operativesimplicated Adams in the McConville's abduction and slaying.The tapes weren't supposed to remain private until their deaths, but Northern Ireland officials persuaded U.S. courts to release some material because of the serious crimes discussed.


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