Jason Rohde and his late wife Susan.

A property mogul was arrested in Johannesburg yesterday for the murder of his wife at Spier last month.

The body of Susan Rohde, 47, was found in a hotel room at Spier wine estate near Stellenbosch, where she and husband Jason were staying.

Her body was found with a cord around her neck.

Jason Rohde, 47, is chief executive of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International in South Africa.

Captain FC van Wyk said Rohde was arrested in his Joburg home yesterday.