We have all heard the stories of people with stolen identities. Typically, identity thieves have predictable motives, such as abusive spouses they flee from, fugitive status, or they are government witnesses. However, Lori Ruff AKA, Becky Sue Turner, AKA Kimberly McLean, had none of these issues. The crazy story of Lori Ruff left Internet sleuths, the Social Security Administration, and her families asking, who was Lori Ruff?
Born in Pennsylvania as Kimberly McLean, this mysterious woman left home at the age of 18 and never contacted her family once she was gone. She assumed the identity of a deceased child for a time before assuming her final identity as Lori Ruff. Amid a painful divorce, Lori Ruff committed suicide on December 24, 2010, leaving behind an ex-husband, a daughter, and another family that she never told her ex or child about. When her ex-husband discovered documents showing that Lori Ruff wasn't who she claimed to be, her suicide set off a combined investigation between the interested Internet and a Social Security Administration agent. The combined truth about her life is crazier than any of her lies and the mystery of her life.
In 2010, Lori Ruff Committed Suicide, Which Led Her Family To Discover Her Entire Identity Was A Lie
A Secret Lock Box Revealed That She Assumed The Identity Of A Deceased Child
When Surgery Records Didn't Reveal The Truth To Her Identity, A Retired SSA Agent Pieced It All Together (With Some Help)
In 1986, Kimberly McLean Of Pennsylvania, Went Missing, And For 30-Years Her Family Wondered What Happened
Kimberly McLean Had A Normal Childhood But At 18, Told Her Mother Never To Look For Her
An Interested Forensic Scientist And Online Detectives Help To Piece Together The Puzzle