UPDATE: Motorway reopened near Warwick after police incident

Police have now released some information about the incident

UPDATE: The southbound closure has been lifted - northbound closure to remain in place.

Police closed the M40 at junction 15 (near Longbridge roundabout) today (Saturday) due to a police incident.

The road was closed at around lunchtime and reopened later in the afternoon.

Police have closed the M40 in both directions at junction 15 (near Longbridge roundabout)

In the last few minutes, police have released some information about the incident.

A spokesperson said: "Police were called shortly before 1pm to a report that a man had fallen from a bridge.

"Sadly he was pronounced deceased at the scene, the death is not being treated as suspicious.

"Our thoughts are with the man's family at this time."