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Killing in Ferndale

Man Murdered in Perth Suburb of Ferndale

A 45-year-old Tom Price man has been charged with the murder of a 25-year-old Ferndale man.

Homicide detectives from Perth’s south east were called to a house on Karri Way around 9:30pm Monday night and found the victim with fatal wounds.

St John ambulance officers treated the man at the scene and he was transferred to Royal Perth Hospital but died shortly after arriving.

An investigation was immediately launched and a 45-year-old man from the Pilbara town of Tom Price was arrested.

He was known to the victim and at the time of writing, the cause of death had not been released nor if any weapon was used.

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