Businessman's body dumped in Soweto

Police are investigating a case of armed robbery and murder.

A man’s body was found dumped in an open field in Soweto on Thursday. Picture: sxc.hu

JOHANNESBURG - An unidentified businessman's body has been found in an open veld in Protea Glen in Soweto.

The 59-year-old was discovered with a gunshot wound to the head beside his luxury car earlier on Thursday.

The police's Augustinah Selepe says his wallet and cellphone were stolen.

The businessman's name cannot be released yet as his next of kin have not yet been notified.