Corby man appears in court charged with bigamy

He is also accused of producing a false divorce certificate

Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 12:26 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 12:27 pm

A man from Corby has appeared in court accused of having two wives.

Lee Stewart, 55, faced magistrates in Northampton this morning (Wednesday) charged with bigamy.

He is accused of marrying a woman in November 2017 when he was already wed.

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Northampton Magistrates' Court.

Stewart, of Herford Close, has also been charged with committing an act with intent to pervert the course of justice.

He stands accused of producing a false divorce certificate in August last year.

In a brief hearing the Corby man, who was supported by family in the public gallery, spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address.

Magistrates granted him unconditional bail until his next appearance at Northampton Crown Court on April 17.