Police have named the man whose body was found at an Auckland brothel on Tuesday.
Investigations into the death of Zion Gutnik, who was 30, are ongoing but his family have now been notified after he was formally identified.
Police said a scene examination and forensic analysis of a car seized as part of the investigation are ongoing.
They are also asking for anyone who worked at or visited the brothel on Monday night to contact them.
Police are still appealing for sightings of the now-seized blue 2017 Toyota Yaris on Monday night or Tuesday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigation team on or can anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.