Police are keeping an "open mind" about the cause of death of a 32-year-old man found face down in the water at St Georges Basin on Wednesday, April 29.
His death is being treated as suspicious.
Speaking to the media on Friday, May 1, Superintendent Greg Moore said investigations into the cause of the man's death were continuing, and urged anyone with information about his final hours to come forward.
"We have not confirmed the cause of the man's death, we are keeping an open mind and are interested in hearing from anyone who may have had contact with him on the evening of Tuesday April 28 or the early hours of Wednesday April 29," Supt Moore said.
"We will know more once the post mortem has been completed."
Strike Fore Wilkin has been formed to investigate the circumstances of the man's death.
Supt Moore said the man, described as of Caucasian appearance with a slim build, was from the Batemans Bay area, and had been in the Idlewild area of Sanctuary Point on the evening of April 28.
Police were called to a property on Rauch Close, just off Island Point Road in St Georges Basin, shortly after 9am on Wednesday April 29, following reports the body of a man was found floating face down in the water behind the house.
Although the man has been identified, police have not released his name or any background information.
At the time of his death the man was wearing blue shoes, dark pants and a black shirt with circular symbols on the front and rear shoulder.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the South Coast Police District or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000. All information will be treated confidentially.