Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorist was killed following a crash on the M40 in the early hours of this morning.
An investigation is underway to establish how and why the crash occurred.
The driver of the vehicle involved, which is believed to be a green Mini One, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A fingertip search is being carried out on the northbound carriageway of the A444 near Nuneaton, after the discovery of a man's body earlier today.
Police believe the man may have been struck by a vehicle.
Police are appealing for help from the public after the body of a man was found on the A444 near Nuneaton this morning (2 September).
Officers were called to the northbound carriageway by a passing motorist at 06.35.
Warwickshire Police say they are treating the death as unexplained but believe the man had been struck by a vehicle.
The identity of the man has been confirmed and family are currently being informed.The A444 remains closed in both directions from the junction with the M6 to Griff Roundabout and motorists are advised to make alternative travel arrangements.
It is unknown when the road will reopen.
West Mercia and Warwickshire police are to cut 650 jobs to save 30 million pounds from their budgets.
The two forces are to share resources including support services like HR and IT.
The job losses will be implemented over the next four years and will see a total of 90 fewer constables across both areas.
A row has broken out over an investigation into the deaths of four fire fighters from Warwickshire. The men died in a warehouse fire in 2007 but yesterday their bosses were cleared of manslaughter.
The detective who dealt with the case told Central Tonight that the investigation was hampered by a union representing the fire service.
Fay Yates Badley the widow of Darren Yates Badley talks at a news conference held at Warwickshire Police headquarters this morning.
The four firemen died when they were sent into a burning building in Atherstone on Stour in 2007.
Yesterday their three bosses were cleared of their manslaughter by gross negligence.
Three senior fire officers have been cleared of the manslaughter by gross negligence of four of their colleagues who died after being sent in to fight a fire five years ago.
The prosecution said the senior officers - who were in charge of the fire fighting operation - shouldn't have sent the men in because there was no one inside the building to be saved.
Warwickshire Police has criticised the fire service for not being helpful enough during the investigation. The fire service has denied this and is now writing to the home office demanding an investigation into why the three men were charged.
Tim Woodward (centre) and Adrian Ashley (right) were acquitted of their charges with gross negligence manslaughter in February last year following a criminal inquiry into the deaths of four fire fighters
A third defendant, Paul Simmons (left), was acquitted of manslaughter on the directions of the judge part-way through the trial.
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