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Lesbian woman charged with bigamy after marrying her wife

By Mason White 4:59 PM June 11, 2015
Keyshana Rae Childress  

By: Mahesh Sarin
A woman is in trouble after she left her husband and married her female lover.

The woman of Virginia, married her female partner without divorcing her husband.

28-year-old Keyshana Rae Childress was convicted of bigamy and other charges in Waynesboro. She was sentenced to two years probation.

Prosecutors said that Childress signed a marriage license in October 2014, and lied about being married. Childress was married to a 51-year-old man from Charlottesville.

After marrying her 27-year-old female partner, Childress took her three children to Gainesville, Florida.

Her husband filed a police report and told officers that Childress took the children to Florida without permission and against a custody and visitation order.

After learning that Childress was still married to her husband, she was charged with one felony count of bigamy, one felony count of perjury and three misdemeanor charges of custody violations.