Police on Tuesday arrested a 33 year old man in connection with the discovery of the body of a woman in an abandoned mine shaft in Mitsero on Sunday afternoon.
Police said he was arrested on suspicion of premeditated murder.
Citing police sources, philenews said the victim was identified after a friend recognised her earrings.
It said that she had been reported as missing in 2018.
The same sources said that the suspect was living with the woman. The victim is understood to be Asian.