Man charged over woman's death

Major Crime Squad detectives have charged a 42 year old man from Geraldton with Unlawful Assault Causing Death as part of their ongoing investigation into the death of a 69 year old woman in Beresford on Friday evening, 13 November 2015.

The man has been refused bail and will appear in the Geraldton Magistrates Court on November 16.


About 9:30pm on Friday evening Police were called regarding a disturbance at the front of a unit complex on Simpson Street. Further information was received a short time later that a person was deceased.

Officers from Geraldton Police Station attended the scene and located a deceased woman. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident, or who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Simpson Street area between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on Friday evening, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at