Police were called to a property in Morphett Vale shortly after 7pm on Sunday following reports a person was unresponsive inside the home.
They found the body of a 39-year-old woman from Encounter Bay.
Police arrested a 40-year-old Morphett Vale man, who was known to the woman, at the home.
He was charged with murder and refused bail to appear at Christies Beach Magistrates Court on Monday.
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