Orelia man (53) charged with murder after the disappearance of Richard Andrews

Orelia man (53) charged with murder after the disappearance of Richard Andrews

MAJOR Crime Squad detectives have charged a 53-year-old man of Orelia in relation to the disappearance of 70-year-old Richard Andrews of Calista.

The man has been charged with one count each of murder and interfering with a corpse.

Mr Andrews had not been seen for about a month.

Detectives set up a forensic search at his unit on Harrison Way on Monday.

Bail was refused for the accused and he is due to appear before the Rockingham Magistrates Court today.