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Man stabbed in Noranda
Police at the scene of the stabbing. Picture: Lee Griffith/The West Australian

Update, 3.25pm: Police are questioning a 24-year-old man over the stabbing death of an 18-year-old man in Noranda this morning.

Detective Sergeant Cameron Blaine from Mirrabooka police said the victim suffered a single stab wound to the chest following an altercation at a home on Widgee Road just before 11am.

The 24-year-old, who was known to the victim, was arrested a short time later at a home in Bedford.

The 18-year-old was taken to Royal Perth hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Forensics officers remain at the scene.

No charges have been laid. The victim's family has been notified.