Police launch ‘unexplained death’ investigation after body is found by M6 near Rugby

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A BODY of a man has been found next to the M6 motorway near Rugby this morning (Friday).

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a man was discovered by a member of the public on a grass area between the M6 south exit slip road at junction two and the slip road for the M69.

A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course.

Police are treating the death as unexplained at this time and are preparing a report for the coroner.

The identity of the man will not be released until the formal identification process has been completed and all close family members informed.

No further details are available.