Woman's body found near Shepshed road

The discovery of a woman's body in Leicestershire has led to part of a road being cordoned off.

Officers were called to the Butt Hole Lane area of Shepshed at about 1300 GMT.

The body has not yet been formally identified. Police are also investigating the disappearance of a 40-year-old local woman on Tuesday.

Officers said they were still establishing the circumstances surrounding the death.

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