Man, 31, is accused of murdering Perth's grandmother Julie Anne Cooper

A 31-year-old man was charged with the death of Perth's grandmother, Julie Anne Cooper (pictured), whose body was found in a thicket

Man, 31, is accused of murdering his beloved grandmother, whose body was found in a thicket after disappearing a month ago.

  • A man has been accused of the death of his grandmother Julie Anne Cooper, 55
  • Ms. Cooper's body was discovered by police in scrub near Perth on Thursday
  • The 31-year-old man accused of murder will face the Perth Magistrates' Court

Bryant Hevesi for Daily Mail Australia

A man has been accused of murdering a grandmother whose body was found in thickets.

Julie Anne Cooper, 55, had been missing for nearly a month before her body was discovered by police in Ashendon, southeast of Perth, on Thursday.

The 31-year-old man, who according to the police was known to Ms. Cooper, was later charged with murder.

A 31-year-old man was charged with the death of Perth's grandmother, Julie Anne Cooper (pictured), whose body was found in a thicket

A 31-year-old man was charged with the death of Perth's grandmother, Julie Anne Cooper (pictured), whose body was found in a thicket

Police appear at the Ashendon scene in southeastern Perth, where the remains of Ms. Cooper were discovered.

Police appear at the Ashendon scene in southeastern Perth, where the remains of Ms. Cooper were discovered.

Police appear at the Ashendon scene in southeastern Perth, where the remains of Ms. Cooper were discovered.

He will face the Perth Magistrates Court on Friday.

Detectives and forensic officers spent Thursday morning looking for Mrs. Cooper before discovering her remains.

The resident of Doubleview had not been seen since August 17 when he last spoke with his family and told them he would not be in contact for two weeks.

The police had also been looking for Ms. Cooper's 2006 Toyota Camry Silver as part of her extensive search.

Mrs. Cooper had last made contact with the family on August 17, about a month before her body was found. In the photo, the police in the scene where their remains were discovered

Mrs. Cooper had last made contact with the family on August 17, about a month before her body was found. In the photo, the police in the scene where their remains were discovered

Mrs. Cooper had last made contact with the family on August 17, about a month before her body was found. In the photo, the police in the scene where their remains were discovered

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