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Police investigate rape & murder after woman's body was found in Honeydew

Authorities say a security guard found the woman just off Hendrick Potgieter Road this morning.

FILE: Police say no arrests have been made. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Honeydew police are investigating a case of rape and murder after a woman's half-naked body was discovered in the area.

Authorities say a security guard found the woman just off Hendrick Potgieter Road in the early hours of this morning and alerted police.

Spokesperson Mack Mngomezulu says no arrests have been made.

"We don't know if she was strangled but a case of murder has been opened and we are appealing to the community to forward with information. It seems the woman was from work when she was attacked."

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