NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Dec 31st, 2013.
Update Tuesday 31st December: North Wales Police can confirm yesterday’s incident at Chirk is now being treated as ‘none suspicious’ and the matter will be referred in due course to HM Coroner for North East Wales.
Update Monday December 30thWrexham Council have tweeted to say that the A483 Newbridge/Ruabon to Halton roundabout now open.
The body of a female has been discovered by Police in a location beneath the bridge over the A483 Chirk by-pass.
At approximately 1.30pm today, North Wales Police and other emergency services attended a location beneath the bridge over the A483 Chirk by-pass just north of McDonalds on the Halton roundabout where they discovered the body of a female.
The female was pronounced dead at the scene. She has yet to be formally identified.
At this time North Wales Police are treating the death as ‘unexplained’ and the matter will be referred to HM Coroner for North East Wales.
As a result of this incident the A483 at this location is likely to be closed for some time and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
(Picture: stock photo of A483 closed off)