Wairoa Police have released the name of the man found deceased on Black Street on Sunday morning.

He was 33-year-old local man Nigel Sammons.

Detective Sergeant Kevin Ford said Mr Sammons' body has now been released back to his family, following a post-mortem completed yesterday in Rotorua.

Investigations into what led to Mr Sammons' death are continuing, and Police are still seeking anyone with information on what happened.

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This includes anyone with information on a vehicle that may have suffered damage to the front of it since Saturday, or who may have know about a vehicle being hidden, repaired or cleaned in unusual circumstances.

Police would also like to hear from anyone in the area of Black St between 4am and 5am on Sunday morning.

- Anyone with information can contact Police on (06) 838 8345 or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.