The body of a woman was found lying next to the Mabopane highway near Zandfontein cemetery in Hercules on Thursday, Gauteng police said.
The woman, aged between 20 and 30, had a bullet wound in the head and another in the left arm, Captain Amos Msimango said.
Two passersby found the body and called the police. Two spent cartridges and live ammunition were found at the scene.
She was wearing a pair of denim shorts, a blue t-shirt, grey jacket, black shoes and a gold-plated bracelet. - Sapa