902 A crime scene expert takes pictures of the scene on 7th street in Linden where 3 men tried to hijack a woman after a chase with the police that started in Robindale. 190208. Picture: Bongiwe Mchunu

A Lesotho woman's body has been found in Freedom Park informal settlement, in Rustenburg, North West police said on Friday.

The 30-year-old woman's body, found naked with stab wounds to the chest and right arm, was found on Thursday morning, Captain Amanda Funani said.

Police suspect she was raped before she was murdered.

Three people had been arrested and police were investigating the possibility that they might be linked to two other murders in the area.

On June 3, the body of a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head was found, also in Freedom Park. On May 30, a 30-year-old man was found stabbed to death. – Sapa