Police are trying to establish the final movements of 54-year-old William John Johnson whose body was found in the Bayhead area of Stornoway yesterday.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw Mr Johnson in the days prior to his body being found yesterday and those with information are urged to call Police in Stornoway on 01851 702222.
There do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding his death and a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Mr Johnson was found behind a block of flats in the Bayhead area of Stornoway yesterday afternoon (10th January), at around 2pm.
Next of kin have been informed.