28/06/2007

Body find closes M1 near Luton

A stretch of the M1 in Bedfordshire has been closed off after a woman's body was found.

Both south and northbound carriages of the motorway have been closed between junctions 10 and 11 near Luton as the scene is investigated.

It is understood that a pedestrian may have been struck by traffic.

Motorists reported seeing a body on the road shortly after 10am.

No further details are available at the moment.

Police have requested motorists to avoid the area.

(SP)

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