Police have named the man who died in Akina Hastings on Monday.
He was 33-year-old Jermaine Arias Ramos, a Philippine national residing in Waipukurau.
Detective Senior Sergeant Brent Greville said he would like to extend their sympathies to his family at this tragic time.
A 36-year-old woman appeared in Hastings District Court yesterday charged with assault with intent to rob.
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She has been remanded in custody and is due to appear again on April 30.
Police are continuing the investigation into Ramos's death, which is being treated as suspicious.