On 12/18/2021, at approximately 10:18 p.m., Belton Police Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of N. Scott Ave for a reported death. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased 45-year-old female victim inside the residence who had been shot.
The female was identified as Mattie Eisenbrant from Belton. The victim resided with her boyfriend identified as Mr. Tate.
On 12/19/2021, charges were filed against 57 year-old Michael H. Tate of Belton for Murder in the 1st Degree, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Tampering with Physical Evidence in Felony Prosecution.
Tate is currently being held without bond.