The body was found in Heinz Park.
Police are investigating a case of murder after the body of an unidentified woman was found near a railway line in Mitchells Plain.

Police spokesperson Jonathan Filander says the victim, who is in her late 30s, was stabbed to death.

“The body of an unidentified female was found under a tree near the railway line in Heinz Park [on Wednesday] with multiple stab wounds,” he says.

“This discovery was made by community members in the area.

“The circumstances surrounding the murder are unknown at this stage and a murder case is under investigation,” Filander adds.

Anyone who can assist the police with the investigation can contact Nyanga police or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.