A MAN has been charged with murder over the death of an 82-year-old Orelia man.
About 12.30pm on Wednesday February 6, police were called to a residence in Barron Way, Orelia, after a carer found the elderly man injured.
He was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital by St John Ambulance, where he died later that night.
Police began an investigation, including a forensic examination of the man’s residence.
A 59-year-old man from Orelia, who was known to the victim, has been charged with murder.
He was refused bail and is due to appear in the Rockingham Magistrates Court today.