Ontario Provincial Police say the stabbing death of an Arnprior, Ont., man happened during an attempted break and enter.

Police cordoned off a home on Edward Street North in Arnprior, west of Ottawa, where the body of 41-year-old Corey Blaskie was found following an incident Saturday night.

Police determined Blaskie died after an altercation with two of the homeowners.

An autopsy was conducted Monday at the Ottawa hospital. Police and the coroner's office continue to investigate.