A Memphis woman faces charges of burglary and theft after she allegedly robbed a retired police officer who died of a heart attack in front of her.
Shuntae Daniels, 27, is accused of robbing former MPD officer Mark Lesure after he suffered a heart attack and died in his driveway.
Daniels is charged with aggravated burglary, identity theft and theft of property $1,000 to $2,500, according to Fox13 Memphis.
Memphis Fire and medics responded to a 911 call from a residence on Falcon Road and found a man dead in the driveway, per an affidavit, obtained by Fox13 Memphis.
Video and audio surveillance obtained by Memphis Police investigators showed a woman at the scene making the 911 call. The woman reportedly said, “We are going to see who knows the law.”
Police determined the 911 caller was Daniels and she was brought in for questioning.
Daniels waived her rights and admitted that she went to Lesure’s home to demand gas money from him. An argument ensued and he went inside the home and returned with $10.
As he approached a car in the driveway he collapsed after suffering an apparent heart attack.
Daniels then went inside the residence and stole his cellphone and his wallet containing $100. She then returned to his body and rifled through his pants pockets before taking the $10 bill on the ground next to him.
Surveillance video shows Daniels leaving the residence carrying Lesure’s personal belongings.
Later, she used his cellphone to send herself a total of $1,500 in multiple $200 electronic transactions.
Daniels is being held on $100,000 bond in the Shelby County Jail, ABC24 reported.
Police said she went on a shopping spree and spent money on shoes, clothes, a hairstyle at a salon, and her nails.