- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 20, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee woman is accused of stealing a wallet from a crash victim who had just died rather than calling 911.

Police in the Nashville suburb of Greenbrier tell news outlets that 26-year-old Brittney McCoy stole several items on July 1 from 67-year-old Ronald Clinard just after he died in a single-vehicle crash outside her home on U.S. Route 41.

McCoy, who appeared in a Robertson County court Tuesday, is charged with burglary, tampering with evidence, theft and credit card fraud.

The victim’s daughter Robin Hawkins tells WTVF-TV (https://bit.ly/29TOu8l) that she came across the wreck and was approached by McCoy, who consoled her, offered to buy Hawkins a drink and purchased cigarettes and beer from a nearby convenience store.

Police say McCoy used the victim’s credit card to buy the items.

It’s unclear whether McCoy has an attorney.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide