Patrick Ferguson, 48, of Ashcroft Drive in the Croftfoot area of Glasgow, was discovered in nearby Midcroft Avenue at around 2.30am on Friday.
Officers were called to reports of a disturbance and found the man with serious injuries.
He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested and is detained in police custody in connection with his death.
Mr Ferguson’s relatives have been informed and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.