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Buffalo woman who reported dead body in driveway charged with false reporting

A Linwood Avenue woman who called 911 Thursday night and reported a dead body in her driveway was charged with falsely reporting an incident.

Patricia Byrd, 62, was hoping to get a faster response time from police for a call involving trouble with a neighbor, Buffalo police said.

Byrd, who lives on the 500 block of Linwood, made the call at about 6:30 p.m.