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Woman convicted of stealing dead sister's identity

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) -- A jury has convicted a western Kentucky woman of stealing her dead sister's identity to avoid being arrested.

The jury found Susan M. Dixon guilty of one count of identity theft and recommended a 1 1/2-year prison sentence.

The Messenger-Inquirer reported that Dixon assumed her sister's identity to avoid charges that had been pending against her since 1995 of bail-jumping and marijuana possession.

When Dixon was involved in a mo-ped accident in March, she identified herself to officials as Mary McMillan, later determined to have died in 2007.

Dixon's attorney had argued that Dixon used McMillan's driver's license while both McMillan and their mother were alive to drive the mother to medical appointments. The mother died in 2008.

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