Madora Bay woman charged with murder over death of 14-month-old boy

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with murder over the death of a young child at a home in Madora Bay on Wednesday morning.

Officers were called to a residence on Balclutha Crescent, in the coastal suburb to the north of Mandurah, about 4. 50am on Wednesday in relation to a noise complaint.

After arriving at the scene, the officers identified a 14-month-old boy who was unresponsive.

Emergency first aid was given to the child until St John Ambulance arrived but the toddler could not be revived.

Homicide squad detectives charged the woman, who is related to the child, with murder. She has been refused bail and is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday.

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