The body of a woman was found floating at North End Lake on Tuesday morning.
Police spokeswoman Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg said police were called to the scene at about 7am.
The woman – who is known in the area where she sleeps around the lake – had no visible injuries.
Mount Road police are searching for her next of kin and anybody with information is asked to contact Sergeant Gavin Scheepers on 082 442 1384.
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