He killed the old man because of his eye he called it a evil eye or the eye of a vulture but he said that the old man have never wronged him or did anything to make him to do this but the eye made the man mad and furious.
But before killed him he would go in the old mans room at midnight for 8 weeks until that night where he was going to kill him and it would be the old man's last night alive and in his bed.
One night he went into the old man's room. He was about to open the lantern a little bit but it made a noise and the old man woke up. He was so scared but he waited for a whole hour with no moving or sound until the old man fell asleep then he made his move to kill him.
go i give up i killed him
After he killed him he dismembered the corpse. and he cut off the head and the arms and the legs. Then he put the body in the floor boards where no one would find him and there was no blood to be found as this happen to the old man.
Then when he got done cleaning up and got rid of the body the cops knocked on his door. He answered it and told them gladly come in. He had them sit down but he put his chair right on top of the corpse.
He started to hear noises like the old man's heart was beating so he finally gave up and told the cops that he killed the old man.