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A52 reopens after the Leicestershire Police investigation on the road into the death of a man is referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct, the incident is believed to be linked to the death of another man in Plungar, Leicestershire

A major road has now been reopened after being closed for nearly 48 hours.

The A52 has reopened after being closed due to a police incident taking place.

National Highways: East Midlands confirmed the news on their X, formerly Twitter, account last night (Friday, November 10).

The road had been closed due to an incident which was later revealed to have involved armed police pulling over a car where the driver later died at the scene.

Traffic had been diverted before the A52 Road reopened.

National Highways had said the road was expected to reopen until at least midday yesterday but the closure remained in place for several more hours.

Small delays are expected on the road as temporary traffic lights in the area continue causing slight delays.

The incident that closed the A52 was linked to another death in Plungar where a man was found dead in a field.

Police pulled over the man on the A52 as part of the Plungar murder investigation.

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