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.