Perth man charged with murder over death

A man has been charged with murdering a 72-year-old man and trying to kill a woman at a home in Perth's south, following a suspected family violence incident.

Police charged the man on Saturday after he was arrested on Friday after a man was fatally injured at a Kelmscott home and a 72-year-old woman was seriously injured.

The 42-year-old man from Mount Lawley has also been charged with attempting to kill the woman and has been remanded in custody to appear at Perth Magistrates Court on Sunday.