The narrator is mad at the old mans eye and decides he is going to kill him so he'll never have to see the eye again.
The narrator goes inside the old mans room every night for eight days. He is very cautious making sure he does not wake the old man.
The Narrator finally kills the old man and he drags him to the basement to hide him.
The Narrator hides the body under some boards.
The police come to investigate the house because they had a report of a scream coming from the house thinking it might be a domestic dispute.
The police find nothing and sit down and begin talking. The narrator begins to hear a sound and realizes its the heart of the old man. The narrator is driven insane by the noise and he confesses to murdering the man to the police.