A major crime investigation is underway after a baby and a woman were found dead at a home in Perth’s northeast.
WA Police made the discovery when they were called to the property on Robinson Rd in Morley about 11.10am on Monday.
“Upon arrival an adult female and an infant child were located deceased,” authorities said in a statement.
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“Major Crime Division detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the two deaths.”
Part of Robinson Rd has been blocked off to the public as police investigate.
Residents who have lived in the area for decades said they were shocked by the grim discovery.
“It’s dreadful. What do you do? Poor little kid and mother. I just don’t know,” one local told reporters.
Anyone with information or who saw anything suspicious should contact police.