Body found next to motorway has been identified by police

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A FOUND found next to the motorway near Rugby has been identified by police.

The body was found by a member of the public on Friday morning near to junction 2 of the M6. He has been named by police as 80 year old Hugh Finnie from Coventry.

Mr Finnie was reported missing from his home 12 days ago and West Midlands Police have been conducting enquiries.

Warwickshire Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding Mr Finnie’s death, which they are treating as unexplained, and are preparing a report for the coroner.