East Texas man arrested for bigamy

LUFKIN, TX (KSLA) – An East Texas man is under arrest for having two wives.

21 year old Justin Wayne Mitchamore of Lufkin is charged with bigamy. According to Police, Mitchamore married his first wife in Kansas 2 years ago and later filed for divorce.

However, the divorce was never finalized when he applied for a license to marry a second woman in December of last year.

Justin Mitchamore is out of jail on bond. He could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of bigamy.