Alkimos: Perth woman charged with manslaughter as she’s accused of killing her boyfriend

Woman is charged with manslaughter days after her partner’s body is found in the garage of their new home on a quiet, beachside street

A woman has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly killing a man at a home in Perth’s northwest. 

Police were called to a house on Minoan Way, Alkimos, around 6.20am on Saturday, where a 34-year-old man was found dead. 

A 28-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and later charged with his manslaughter.

It is understood the man was found in the garage and the pair were a couple.  

A 34-year-old man was found dead at a home in Minoan Way (pictured), Alkimos, about 6.20am on Saturday

Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Deputy Police Commissioner Allan Adams said there was a ‘fair bit of work’ that needed to determine exactly what happened at the scene. 

Deputy Commissioner Adams said there was a ‘solid contingent’ of homicide squad and local detectives working to determine the man’s cause of death.

‘To those neighbours in the vicinity who have concerns, be assured that the police are taking this extremely seriously (which is) evidenced by the number of officers there and are very hopeful of coming to a resolution in the short term,’ he said.

The woman was refused bail and is due to appear in Joondalup Magistrates Court on Tuesday. 

Police have charged a 28-year-old woman with manslaughter. She was refused bail to appear in court on Tuesday

Police have charged a 28-year-old woman with manslaughter. She was refused bail to appear in court on Tuesday

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