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McLaughlin - Hope that find brings closure closer

28 August, 2003


Sinn Féin Chairperson Mitchel McLaughlin has given a cautious welcome to the recovery of human remains close to the site, which was previously examined in a bid to locate the body of Jean McConville.

Mr. McLaughlin said:

"It is our hope that the recovery of human remains yesterday at Shelling beach, close to the site which was previously examined in a bid to locate the body of Jean McConville, brings closure to the McConville family's long search for their mother's remains.

"At this time we are mindful that the family concerned continue to suffer great hurt and everybody's thoughts will be with them at this difficult time. Their feelings and the feelings of other families in similar situations should be respected by all."ENDS

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