Man in custody after Ferndale death

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Major Crime Squad detectives have charged a man in relation to the death of a 25-year-old man in Ferndale last night.

A 45-year-old man from Tom Price, who is known to the victim, has been charged with murder.

About 9:30pm police and St John Ambulance officers were called to a home in Karri Way.

They located a 25-year-old man with critical injuries.

He was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by ambulance but later died.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in the area between 8:30pm and 9:30pm last night who may have seen or heard any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity.

The accused has been refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court tomorrow.