Brookdale: Police charge man with murder after baby death

POLICE have charged a man with murder after the death of a six-month-old girl last night.

Homicide Squad detectives charged the man, who police say is known to the child, after emergency services were called to the Chiltern Avenue, Brookdale house last night at 8pm.

It is understood the girl suffered multiple injuries.

A police spokesman said emergency first aid was applied to the girl, but she passed away after St John Ambulance paramedics transported her to Armadale Hospital.

The 35-year-old man was charged with murder and will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today.