Walsall woman found dead on the M6 near bridge

A woman was found dead on the M6 between Walsall and Essington after reports she had jumped from a bridge.

Police were called out between junctions 10 for Walsall and 10a for Essington to a motorway bridge in Churchill Road to reports of someone having jumped at around 2.40pm on Saturday.

The motorway was closed in both directions after the woman from Walsall, who was believed to be in her 50s, was declared dead at the scene.