A man has been charged with the murder of a 55-year-old man in South Auckland.
The body of Richard John Lees was found on Friday in the converted garage he lived in at a Manurewa property.
A post mortem showed Mr Lees died of head injuries.
A 27-year-old unemployed man was due to appear in Manukau District Court on Tuesday charged with murder.
He is also charged with stealing property from the victim's home.