Balga murder: man (61) charged over death of 81-year-old woman

Balga murder: man (61) charged over death of 81-year-old woman

MAJOR Crime Squad detectives have charged a 61-year-old man over the death of an 81-year-old woman at a Balga home.

Police and St John Ambulance officers were called to a residence on Whitehaven Crescent in Balga about 6.20pm last night.

They located the woman with significant injuries and she was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The man was charged with murder and would appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.