Police are looking for the family of a girl aged between 14 and 16, whose body was found at Wesselton Location, near Mpumalanga Stadium, on Monday morning.
The body was found in a ditch at about 07.30am.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Gerald Sedibe said it was suspected she might have been raped and strangled to death, Mpumalanga News reported.
A black pair of jeans, a black-and-white striped T-shirt and black school shoes were found next to the body.
A postmortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
Anyone with information that could assist the police with the investigation and identification of the girl is requested to contact Captain Charles Khanyile on 082 556 5689.
– Caxton News Service