North East Wales

Body of woman found under bridge over A483 Chirk bypass

road closure on the A483
Image caption The road was closed for several hours on Monday after the incident

The A483 Wrexham bypass has reopened after an initial investigation following the discovery of a woman's body beneath a bridge.

Police were called to an area below the bridge between Halton roundabout, Chirk, and A539 at Ruabon at 13:30 GMT.

The woman, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Wales Police are treating the death as unexplained and say the matter will be referred to the coroner.

The A483 near the scene was closed with traffic diverted but it reopened at about 16:30 GMT, according to Wrexham council.

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