Widow settles lawsuit with Texas City after officer caught stealing from her dying husband

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- The widow of a man who had money stolen from his pocket by a police officer after suffering a heart attack has settled a lawsuit with Texas City.

Linda Mabe sued the city and Officer Linnard Crouch.

According to Mabe's lawsuit, Crouch was caught on bodycam video taking more than $2,000 from Jim Mabe's pocket as he was dying from a heart attack.

The money was supposed to be used to buy presents just before Christmas in 2016.

Crouch was eventually fired and charged with theft.

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