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Missing woman found dead in De Deur veld

Police say her half naked body was discovered five days after her husband reported her missing.

FILE: Police say her half naked body was discovered five days after her husband reported her missing. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The body of a woman has been found in a veld in De Deur south of Johannesburg five days after she was reported missing.

The woman's husband opened a case at the weekend.

Authorities say her half naked body was discovered with bruises yesterday.

The police's Mapaseka Maketekete said they suspect she may have also been raped.

"She was found here in our area in the bushes, she was half-naked with bruises and marks on her neck and then she also had wounds on her forehead."

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