M1 closed due to 'police incident'

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The M1 motorway was closed north of Lutterworth.

The closure affected the northbound carriageway from junction 20 (Lutterworth) to junction 21 (south Leicester, M69 and Fosse Park).

The closure came into force shortly after 3am this morning (Wednesday) and the stretch reopened shortly after 11am.

Leicestershire Police have since said that a woman has died in the incident.