Man charged with murder over death of 54yo woman in Goldfields Aboriginal community

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A man has been charged over a death in the Goldfields community of Wanarn.
Camera IconA man has been charged over a death in the Goldfields community of Wanarn. Credit: Daniel Wilkins/The West Australian

A man has been charged with murder over the death of a 54-year-old woman in a remote Goldfields Aboriginal community.

Police were called to Wanarn community in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands, about 800km north-east of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, following the death of a woman on Monday morning.

A man was on Tuesday being questioned in relation to the incident.

Homicide Squad detectives have now charged a 50-year-old man from the same community with murder.

He will appear at Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court in Perth on November 25.

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