Man charged with Melbourne woman's murder

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Melbourne's east.

Victoria Police found the 77-year-old's body at her Blackburn home during a welfare check on Monday night.

A 49-year-old Blackburn man was arrested at the scene and later charged.

He is expected to front Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

It is believed both parties were known to each other and investigators are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

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