A 34-year-old woman has been charged with the murder her husband in the West Australian Mid West town of Geraldton.
Police were on Tuesday called to a property on Shenton Street in Geraldton where Geraldton Health Campus doctor Dinendra Athukorala, 34, was found with injuries.
Paramedics were called, but Dr Athukorala could not be resuscitated.
The woman, his wife and also a doctor, was soon questioned over the suspected homicide.
Police have since charged her over Dr Athukorala’s death and she has been remanded in custody.
Dr Athukorala’s family, believed to be Sri Lankan, have been notified.
Detectives and consul officials have offered the family all available assistance, say police.
Meanwhile investigations are continuing into a second suspicious death in Geraldton this week.
On Thursday, police were called to a home on Seventh Street where the body of a 51-year-old man was found.
They declared several streets protected forensic areas and also closed the Geraldton Health Campus car park as part of the investigation.
Several people are being questioned over the death.
Detectives have finished combing the car park and it has been re-opened to the public.