St. Louis woman beaten to death by neighbor: Police

A Missouri man brutally thrashed his neighbor to death, leaving investigators shocked and puzzled, police said.

Isaac Heath, 31, beat Eileen Schnitker, 76, to death with a baseball bat on Wednesday in the St. Louis suburb of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Berkeley, police said. informed of,

A witness told police that after Heath killed Schnitker, “it felt good”.

“The fact patterns of some crimes leave you speechless, and this is one of them,” said St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell. Local NBC Affiliate KSDK, “We’re not talking about a shootout. It’s a neighbor who is checking his house, and he was brutally beaten up.”

According to the post-dispatch, police said Schnitkar stepped onto his porch after a statue was thrown from his window. A neighbor called her son, Jason Schneider, who lives a few blocks away.

The Post-Dispatch reported that by the time Schneider arrived, his mother was already dead and the scene had been closed. Police said Schnaitkar was beaten to the face and head and also stabbed in the stomach.

Family members said there was no logical reason to target Schnitker. Police have not publicly speculated of any motive.

“The most caring, loving one. Always positive,” niece Cheryl Kaufman told her aunt’s post-dispatch. “She adored her family. Smart as a damn whip. ,

According to Post-Dispatch, neighbors reported that Heather was having mental health problems after her parents moved out of the house about a month ago. He said that he often heard screams and loud music coming from the house.

Heath was charged with first-degree murder.

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