Forensic police are at the scene of a suspected murder in Perth’s north eastern suburbs where the body of a man, aged in his 50s, was found.

Officers were called to a property on Halvorson Rd, Morley, about 8pm where they made the grim discovery, 9 News reports.

A crime scene has since been established and the property locked down.

Police have set up a crime scene in the Perth suburb of Morley after an incident earlier in the evening. Picture: 7 News
media_cameraPolice have set up a crime scene in the Perth suburb of Morley after an incident earlier in the evening. Picture: 7 News
It’s believed a 36-year-old man is assisting police with their inquiries. Picture: 7 News
media_cameraIt’s believed a 36-year-old man is assisting police with their inquiries. Picture: 7 News

“The circumstances surrounding what’s occurred here are still unknown,” a police spokesman said, from the scene.

“At this stage WA Police are taking a cautious approach.”

A 36-year-old man is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Police remain on the scene and are speaking with residents who may have witnessed or heard something.

More to come.

Originally published as Body found at Perth property

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