A boarding house owner was fatally stabbed over the weekend. Police say he had been involved in a confrontation with a tenant when he received the wound to the chest.

51-year-old Dale Clifford and his wife Debra own a boarding house at 1135 East Pittston Road in Pittston. On Saturday night, Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said Clifford got into a confrontation with a tenant who also lives at the address.and sustained a stab wound to the chest. He died in the ambulance on the way to MaineGeneral in Augusta.

Investigators are working to determine the circumstances of Clifford's death. So far no charges have been filed.