PA Man Charged with Using Dead Baby's Identity
A Fayette County man used the identity of a baby who died in 1953 to get a second state identification card from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Fifty-nine-year-old Raymond Davis Buck, of Grindstone, didn't immediately return a call for comment Tuesday, nor did his defense attorney.
He's scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday before a district judge in Fayette County on identity theft, records tampering and other charges.
State police say Buck used the baby's birth certificate, a name change certificate issued in the state of California, and a Social Security card that was somehow obtained in the dead baby's name in 1977 to get the allegedly fake ID in 2007. Buck also has a valid driver's license — also in his name, which police say he obtained using his real birth and Social Security information.
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