Man arrested for marrying wives in Edgefield, other SC counties

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Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

NEWBERRY, S.C. (WRDW) -- A man has been arrested after he allegedly married multiple woman while never divorcing any of them, the Newberry County Sheriff’s Department said.

From December 1988 through November 2013, Darnell Pixley, 49, married four women without divorcing each previous wife, an investigation by the Sheriff's Office showed.

Pixley has been charged with bigamy which is described by the Sheriff's Office as the act of entering into a marriage with one person while still legally married to another.

Pixley married a woman from Edgefield in 1988, Richland in 2008, Sumter in 2011 and Newberry County in 2013.

Pixley was released on a personal recognizance bond of $2,500.

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