The narrator introduces to us that he has a mental disease and that he can hear everything in heaven and hell.
He desires to kill the old man and rid himself from his vulture eye.
The narrator spies into the old mans room every night for 7 nights moving only his head in after an hour passes.
Finally the narrator kills the old man by thrusting his bead over him and strangling him to death. The only man only screams once. He hears his heart slowing into its decent of nothingness.
*muffled heart noises*
Having had planned this out before time the narrator takes the old man into the bathroom and cuts off his body parts and disposes of every drop of blood and hides the body.
The police come to the house of the old man and the narrator answers the door neighbors had reported a scream in the middle of the night and they had to make sure everything was okay. And as they are talking the narrator hears the sound of the old mans heart beating even though he is dead.