Man steals phone from woman having medical emergency and leaves her to die

St. Louis police

A 35-year-old man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a phone from a jogger who collapsed on the sidewalk and left her to die.

The incident occurred around 1:00 pm on Oct. 18th in the Soulard neighborhood in St. Louis.

Officials say surveillance video shows Brian Davenport get out of a vehicle and approach the 64-year-old woman after she collapsed. Davenport then took the woman’s phone and got back into his vehicle and before driving away.

The woman was eventually located by another bystander and  taken to a hospital where she later died.

Authorities were able to identify Davenport and arrested him on Monday.

He has since been charged with felony stealing.

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