Investigation underway over theft from dead person in Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau Police are trying to figure out who stole from someone who died.
Published: May. 3, 2023 at 10:54 AM CDT|Updated: May. 3, 2023 at 6:21 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau Police are working to find out who stole from someone who died.

Officers were called to the 100 block of South Lorimier Street for a welfare check.

When they arrived, they found a person who had died.

According to Cape Girardeau Police, their officers began to process the scene and the Cape Girardeau county coroner’s Office was called to the scene.

Police said it was later determined that a theft took place on scene.

An investigation was initiated and is ongoing.

At this point, Cape Girardeau Police said their officers have been eliminated as suspects based on body camera video and statements from the scene.