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Husband, 25, is charged with murder after his young wife died of horror injuries

Husband, 25, is charged with murder after his young wife died of horror injuries – as it’s revealed they were in an arranged marriage

  • The body of a woman in her 20s was discovered at a home in Balcatta in Perth
  • Her husband led police to the body after walking into station ‘covered in blood’
  • Mohammed Ali Halimi, 25, was charged with murder and faced court on Monday 
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A husband has been charged with murdering his wife after he drove himself to a police station ‘covered in blood’.

The woman, aged in her 20s, was found injured at a Balcatta home, in Perth, and died at Royal Perth Hospital on Saturday.

Mohammad Ali Halimi, 25, is alleged to have led police to the body after showing up at Mirrabooka Police Station that afternoon. 

He was arrested and his vehicle was seized for forensic examination.  

Police have taped off the home and are conducting forensic testing after the husband led them to the body on Saturday afternoon

Halimi faced Perth Magistrates Court on Monday where he appeared ‘distressed and highly emotional’. 

The West Australian reported the man struggled to compose himself as he walked in the court room crying and moaning.

The hearing lasted less than a minute and the case was adjourned until next month.

According to Nine News, the woman was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery but was unable to be revived.

The couple were of Middle Eastern descent and it’s understood they were in an arranged marriage, according to the news outlet. 

The Homicide squad have taken over the police investigation after a body was discovered in a Perth home

The Homicide squad have taken over the police investigation after a body was discovered in a Perth home 

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