She was at church when she found out.
The pastor, standing at the altar in front of everyone, announced her husband, Patrick Celicourt, had married another woman.
With the congregation laughing, Mitha Plaisimond ran from the church and started researching.
The 57-year-old showed up at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office a few days later with copies of the old, and new marriage licenses in hand.
Celicourt, 49, is now facing charges of bigamy and making false official statements, records show.
He was arrested Wednesday on a warrant and booked into the Orange County Jail. He has since been released on bail.
Celicourt and the other woman applied for a marriage license in March, records show.
Plaisimond found out in April when the pastor announced the new marriage at the End Time Sabbath Worship Center near Pine Hills where she regularly attended.
“When it became time for the announcements on the altar, they announced that my father ‘Patrick Celicourt’ was newly married to another woman while still being married,” the couple’s daughter wrote in a Sheriff’s Office report.
Source: Orlando Sentinel | Stephanie Allen