Police are are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Auburn overnight.
Shortly before 1am on Tuesday, police were called to a unit complex on Marion Street. Officers attended and inquiries led them to a unit where the body of a man was located inside.
The deceased man is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be in his 20s.
He was a resident within the unit block.
While a post mortem examination will officially determine how the man died, he was found with a number of apparent stab wounds.
A crime scene was been established while detectives conduct a full investigation.
Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to contact Flemington Detectives, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.