Police find body in woods near M621 in Leeds

Police have closed a M621 exit after a body was found in woods next to junction 7 in Leeds.

Monday, 2nd December 2019, 11:46 am
Updated Monday, 2nd December 2019, 1:36 pm
A body has been found by junction 7 of the M621, near Stourton (Photo: Google)

Officers were called to reports of the body, next to the Leeds-bound exit slip road at Stourton, at 8.04 am today.

The slip road was closed and a police scene put in place while officers investigated.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "At 8.04am today police were called to a report of the body of man in an area of trees next to junction 7 of the M621 in Leeds.

"The anti-clockwise exit slip road has been closed and a scene is in place while the circumstances of the death are established."