The body of a 26-year-old man, believed to be Alfredo Titus from Kraaifontein, was found in the Cassidy Street park in Bernadino Heights on Monday.
The body was discovered by children while they were playing in the park, they realised he was deceased and alerted adults nearby.
Reports say the deceased was fully dressed and had his pants pulled down to his knees. Police reportedly said the victim sustained gunshot wounds to the face.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the discovery, saying, “A case of murder had been opened at the Kraaifontein police station, after the body of a 26-year-old man was found at the corner of Canola and Cassidy Street, Kraaifontein.”
Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation with no arrests so far.