A man has been charged with murder after the death of a 62-year-old Riverton woman in Scarborough on Wednesday night.
Police were called about 7pm to a residence in Greenwell Street, where they located the woman's body.
A 63-year-old Scarborough man - known to the victim - was taken into custody at the scence and was subsequently charged with murder.
He is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday.
A 63 year old man has been charged with murder of 62 yo woman at Greenwell St, Scarborough. http://t.co/U1CA4taaXo pic.twitter.com/USPlvPOXPt — Elicia Kennedy (@eliciakennedy9) August 13, 2014
Forensic officers are expected to remain at the Scarborough address for the rest of the day.