PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison after the baby’s aunt discovered the ruse on Ancestry.com.

Forty-five-year-old Jon Vincent, of Lansdale, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in May to Social Security fraud and aggravated identify theft.

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Prosecutors say Vincent escaped from a Texas halfway house in 1996 and stole Nathan Laskoski’s identity after searching a cemetery for a similar birthdate.

Prosecutors say he also lived in Mississippi and Tennessee under his assumed name, holding jobs, getting drivers’ licenses, and even getting married and divorced.

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Laskoski’s aunt was doing an Ancestry.com search when she found a leaf on the family tree linking him to her dead nephew.

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