Teen girl charged over death of 89yo man in WA

A teenage girl has been charged over the death of an 89-year-old man in Western Australia.

Police allege the teen and elderly man became involved in an altercation at a home on Randell Street in Esperance around 4.00pm on 25 April.

The man was rushed to Esperance District Hospital with head injuries but died a short time later.


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The 18-year-old girl has since been charged with Grievous Bodily Harm and is due to appear before the Esperance Magistrates Court today.

Police say the pair were known to each other.