On 12/18/2021 at approximately 1018 p.m. 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 Mr. Tate, who was her boyfriend.
On 12/19/2021, charges were filed for 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.
Mr. Tate is currently being held with no bond.