Police charge man after Blackburn death

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 49-year-old Blackburn man with murder following the discovery of a deceased woman in Blackburn on Monday night.

Police attended a property on Whitehorse Road just after 7pm for a welfare check on a female occupant.

A 77-year-old woman was located deceased inside the home.

The 49-year-old is expected to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court later today.

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