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Woman startled to find claim of capture in Iraq

BURTON, Mich. (AP) — A woman was shocked to learn Friday that a photo of what appeared to be her old driver's license showed up on an Islamic Web site along with a claim that she had been captured in southern Iraq and slain.

Dawn Marie Perryman, who is not in the military, found out about the Internet posting after an Associated Press reporter called and talked to her husband about the claim.

"It's kind of scary," Perryman said.

The posting claimed that an American officer named Dawn Marie Stone, which is Perryman's maiden name, was captured about three weeks ago. The claim was accompanied by a photo of the driver's license, which had her maiden name, her birth date and a previous address in nearby Flint.

"I have no idea as to how it would get into Iraq," Perryman said.