The 54-year-old man found murdered in his flat in Dumfries has been named as Brian Scott.
Mr Scott was found in his flat in Gilbert Circle in the town on Friday (26th April).
Police Scotland say Mr Scott, who is better known as 'Tucker', lived alone and was originally from Stranraer.
– Detective Chief Inspector Gary Church, Senior Investigating Officer, Police Scotland
"At this stage we are keen to trace and speak to anyone who may be able to help piece together Brian’s last movements on Thursday evening or Friday morning in or around his home in Gilbert Circle.
"We are also keen to trace anyone who may have been in the area of Gilbert Circle on Thursday evening, through to early Friday morning and who may have seen or heard anything which may help us in our enquiries into this death.”