A scene examination has been completed at the Dunedin house where a 24-year-old was found dead yesterday, police say.

Police were called to the address in Belleknowes about 11.45am when a friend of the man raised the alarm.

The scene examination and a post mortem examination have now been completed, Detective Senior Sergeant John Ferguson of Dunedin police said.

The matter has been referred to the coroner.

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A 24-year-old man was found dead in a house in Dunedin.

Police said they were called to the address in Belleknowes about 11:45am when a friend of the man raised the alarm.

The death was unexplained and police said it was too early to speculate on the circumstances.