Police have today named the man whose body was found in a Wellington home on Thursday.
He was 70-year-old Richard Martin Wallace, Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Middlemiss said today in a statement.
Wallace was found dead in his Strathmore Park home just before noon.
His death is still being treated as unexplained and an investigation into the circumstances is ongoing.
Police will continue with a scene examination in the area today, Middlemiss said.
Anyone with information has been avised to contact police via 105, quoting file number 210722/6922, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.