WA murder accused fronts regional court

A 42-year-old man accused of murdering a man he knew in an altercation has faced a regional court in Western Australia.

Police were called to Cleveland Bay Avenue in the Bunbury suburb of Eaton on Thursday night and found the 43-year-old victim dead in the street.

They say he had collapsed after being injured by Damian Kyle Beckerleg at a nearby house.

Beckerleg appeared in Bunbury Magistrates Court on Saturday and will front Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on Wednesday.