Police have confirmed they are treating the death of a Lyneham man as a murder and have released the victim's name and image.
Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber's body was discovered at his home in Hall Street about 3.30pm on Saturday.
He had suffered multiple stab wounds.
Friends had gained entry after seeing the 27-year-old's body on the floor and ACT Ambulance and ACT Policing were called.
A crime scene was established and police have been on the scene ever since.
Mr Sofer-Schreiber was last seen on Boxing Day.
Police are asking for anyone who had been in contact with Mr Sofer-Schreiber or who have other information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via www.act.crimestoppers.com.au.
Information can be provided anonymously.