Port Elizabeth police in the Eastern Cape opened an inquest docket on Tuesday, after the body of a woman was found floating in the North End Lake near the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Police spokeswoman Captain Sandra Janse Van Rensburg said police were called to the scene at around 7am on Tuesday morning.

She said the woman was a known dweller in the area and had not sustained any visible injuries. No crime was suspected.

Police are currently searching for her next of kin and anyone with information is asked to contact Mount Road Police Station.

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Author: ANA Newswire