Police have cordoned off a section of a field where the body of an unknown woman was found in Delft, Cape Town.

Cape Town - Police have cordoned off a section of a field where the body of an unknown woman was found in Gotha Street, De Hague in Delft.

The body was discovered as a pupil was making his way to school just after 7am on Thursday. 

Sources confirm the body had facial injuries, and was fully dressed with a cloth wrapped over her face.

Her body was wrapped in a black plastic bag.

Motive of the murder is still unknown. 

Cape Times