The man, who is afraid of the old mans vulture eye, stocks the old man in his sleep every night for a week.
The man plans to kill the old man with the vulture eye. So, one night he goes to stock him, the old man wakes up and sits in his bed for an hour while feeling the presense of his murderer.
After the man kills the old man by suffacation, he open the boards in the floor, cuts up the body, and hides the body in there. The police show up and investigate the scene. Eventually, the man breaks down and confesses to his murder.