Man Charged in Orelia Homicide

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Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man in relation to the death of an 82-year-old Orelia man.

About 12:30pm on Wednesday 6 February 2019, Police were called to a residence in Barron Way, Orelia, after a carer located an injured man.

The 82-year-old man was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital by St John Ambulance, where he died later that night.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man’s death was commenced, which included a forensic examination of the man’s residence.

A 59-year-old man from Orelia, who is known to the victim, has been charged with Murder and was refused bail.