Johannesburg - The body of a man was found floating in a stream in Protea, Soweto, on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.

The man, in his 30s, appeared to have been in the stream for two days, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

His identity was not known.

Makhubela appealed to anyone with a missing family member to contact the police. An inquest docket was opened. - Sapa