Wales

A449 shut near Newport after man's body found

Gwent Police are investigating after the body of a 59-year-old man was found at the A449 near Newport.

Officers were called to the scene shortly after 1150 GMT on Sunday.

The northbound carriageway was closed for a short time while investigations were carried out. The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

Anyone who saw the man or a Scania articulated lorry at the side of the road is asked by police to call 01633 838111.