Man charged over WA house fire death

Homicide squad detectives have charged a man over a death in an apparent arson attack at a home in Western Australia's Mid West region.

The body of a 63-year-old man was found inside the burnt-out house in the Geraldton suburb of Karloo on Monday, with police saying the fire was suspicious.

A 39-year-old man from Perth has been charged with doing grievous bodily harm with intent and is due to appear in Geraldton Magistrates Court on Wednesday.