The man is accused of the murder of his wife after the body of the mother was unearthed in the backyard of his family's house, a few meters from the children's toys
- A man has been accused of the murder of his wife of 32 years in the south of Perth
- His body was unearthed by the police in the backyard of the family home on Wednesday
- The 36-year-old man was denied bail; is expected to appear in court on Thursday
Bryant Hevesi for Daily Mail Australia
A husband has been charged with murder after his wife's body was dug up in the backyard of his family's home.
The 36-year-old man is accused of killing Fahima Yusuf, 32, whose remains were found by police Wednesday afternoon.
The officers made the grim discovery at the Carlisle house in South Perth, a few meters from the children's toys.
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The body of Fahima Yusuf, 32, was discovered Wednesday in the backyard of his home in southern Perth. Her husband has been accused of his murder
The police had spent the day digging in the backyard of the Carlisle property while investigating the suspicious disappearance of Ms. Yusuf.
Piles of dirt were unearthed in the yard as part of the extensive police investigation
The police spent the day on the Weston Street property while investigating the disappearance of Ms. Yusuf, who had been treated as a suspect.
According to reports, they had not seen her since Friday afternoon.
The officers had initially gone to the house as part of a welfare check, then they were called homicide and forensic detectives.
Piles of dirt were unearthed in the backyard as part of an extensive police investigation, before Ms. Yusuf's body was recovered.
The neighbors told the media that the house was home to a couple and two small children.
The man, who was denied bail, is expected to face the Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday.
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