Woman's body found in Bekkersdal

The police’s Kay Makhubela said the woman was reported missing in April in Protea Glen, Soweto.

The woman's body was found  in a mine shaft with her throat cut. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - A 33-year-old woman who was reported missing last month was found in a mine shaft in Bekkersdal on Gauteng's West Rand.

Police say the woman's throat had been cut.

The police's Kay Makhubela said she was reported missing on 24 April in Protea Glen, Soweto.

No arrests have yet been made.

Meanwhile, another woman's body has been discovered close to a railway line in Soweto.

The victim, believed to be in her 20s, was found by a passerby on Friday.

It is still not clear how the woman died.