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Bloemfontein - Police in Bloemspruit in Bloemfontein are investigating a case of murder after popular jazz musician Peter Nthwane was found murdered in his home, Free State police said on Saturday.

Police were called to the scene of a murder at about 8.30pm on Friday night at a house in Phase 6, Mangaung, Colonel Thandi Mbambo said.

On arrival, they found the body of Nthwane, 64, with two bullet wounds - one to the forehead and one to the left hand.

He was declared dead at the scene. The circumstances surrounding the shooting were still sketchy and no one had been arrested, Mbambo said.

Anyone with any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect/s should please contact Detective Warrant Officer Ramasoala at 082-465-5884.