9 May 2012

Police name dead man found in Napier house

6:12 pm on 9 May 2012

Police have released the name of the 66-year-old man whose body was found in a Napier house on Tuesday.

He was James David Elliott, of Bluff Hill.

Provisional post-mortem results indicate that he died from head injuries.

However, police say they cannot confirm whether the death is suspicious or not until a full scene examination has been completed, which is expected to take several days.