Caught on camera: Phone stolen from dying jogger outside Anheuser-Busch brewery in St. Louis
KTVI / St. Louis County
Brian Davenport is accused of stealing a cellphone from a woman as she lay dying on a sidewalk in St. Louis.

By Kevin S. Held, KTVI

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) -- The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office charged a 35-year-old man with stealing a cellphone from a woman as she lay dying on a sidewalk outside Anheuser-Busch Brewery.

St. Louis Metropolitan Police said the theft happened Sunday, Oct. 18, just before 1:15 p.m. near the intersection of Arsenal St. and Anheuser-Busch Place Dr. The incident was captured on surveillance video.

Police said the 64-year-old Jacqueline Olden was jogging when she collapsed from an apparent heart attack. Olden got up and attempted to make a phone call before collapsing again.

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Video shows a man in a van pulled up alongside Olden. The man is seen exiting the van, grabbing Olden’s cellphone, then driving away.

An ambulance arrived and brought Olden to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police said investigators eventually located and arrested Brian Davenport and arrested him for theft.

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