Elderly man charged after his wife was found dead in their home yesterday

Man to face court on Alexander Heights murder charges

POLICE have charged an 85-year-old man overnight with the alleged murder of an 83-year-old woman in Alexander Heights yesterday.

Police were called to a house on Brompton Place at around 9.20am yesterday.

A man, who is believed to be the woman’s husband, was questioned by homicide detectives overnight and was charged with murder.

He will appear in Joondalup Magistrates Court today.