Rockingham man charged with murder after woman dies

Flowers outside Dome Cafe in Rockingham, where a woman sought help before she died in hospital. Picture: Jon Hewson.
Flowers outside Dome Cafe in Rockingham, where a woman sought help before she died in hospital. Picture: Jon Hewson.

HOMICIDE Squad detectives have charged a 37-year-old Rockingham man with murder after the death of a woman over the weekend.

The woman was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital on Saturday night after she reportedly sought help at Dome Cafe in Kent Street, Rockingham.

The woman died later that night.

Police took a man into custody over the weekend and he has now been charged with murder.

The 37-year-old will appear at Rockingham Magistrates Court today.