Updated: Pamela Long Wiggins Arrested On Bigamy Charges For Having Two Husbands

July 30, 2009

Updated:  Pamela Long Wiggins, 47, has been arrested again in Escambia County — this time on bigamy charges for being married to two men at the same time.


NorthEscambia.com first reported July 16 that court records obtained by NorthEscambia.com indicated that Wiggins appeared to be married to two men.

Biggins was charged in Okaloosa County where her second marriage took place. She was released Thursday night on $5,000 bond.

Wiggins, who is charged as an accessory after the fact in connection with the murders of Byrd and Melanie Billings, was married in December 31, 2008, to Hugh Gregory Wiggins, 48, by a court clerk in Shalimar, Florida. That marriage license, as first reported by NorthEscambia.com on July 16, was witnessed by murder suspect Leonard Patrick Gonzalez, Jr. and his wife Tabitha C. Gonzalez. (License is pictured below, click to enlarge.)

But court records in Escambia County indicate that her divorce from her previous husband is not complete.

Under the name Pamela Long Malden, she filed for divorce from James Colburn Malden, 68, on January 29, 2008, seeking to an a marriage from May 5, 2007. Escambia County court records indicate that the case is still open.

The bigamy charge arrest warrant states that confidential sources told Okaloosa investigators that there were photographs of Pamela Long and Hugh Wiggins displayed near a stairwell in her Gulf Breeze home.  She told the confidential sources that she had married Hugh Wiggins to shield him from about $11,000 in back taxes, and she admitted that her marriage to Walden was still valid.

“Both sources heard Pamela state that she was a bigamist,” the arrest warrant states.

When arrested on the bigamy charge, Wiggins was out on $10,000 bond after she was charge as an accessory after the fact in connection to the July 19 deaths of Byrd and Melanie Billings.

Pictured below: Pamela Long Wiggins’ marriage license in Okaloosa County date December 31, 2008, click to enlarge.



4 Responses to “Updated: Pamela Long Wiggins Arrested On Bigamy Charges For Having Two Husbands”

  1. babby on August 1st, 2009 7:49 pm

    its so stupid for her too be outta jail. she should be in for like 5 tooo 10 yrs ppl are so stupid…

  2. Doglover on July 31st, 2009 9:29 pm

    I don’t understand why she is out of jail when all of the others are in!! I think she should be in there with them!!

  3. Weed on July 30th, 2009 9:13 pm

    way to go NE.C,way to super sluth!!! like my father always said “if you don’t want to find dirt, you should not dig” looks like Mrs. Wiggins has more issues to deal with now. good job reporting and uncovering what everyone else missed.

  4. stuart on July 30th, 2009 5:11 pm

    You need to be an investigator :-)

    Why do we need the sheriff dept when we have William?

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