A 62-year-old woman has died after a fight in a northern suburb of Perth.

The woman received fatal injuries during the altercation at a house in Melliodora Circle, Mirrabooka, on Thursday afternoon.

She was taken to the Royal Perth Hospital and died from her injuries the following morning.

A 42-year-old man, who was a friend of the woman, has been taken into custody and is helping police with inquiries.

Detectives from the major crime squad are leading the investigation.

The West Australian

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