A Bronx woman is being dubbed a "serial" bride after she married 10 husbands, apparently without divorcing some of them, according to court records obtained by ABC News.
Liana Barrientos, 39, pleaded not guilty at her arraignment this morning on two counts of offering a false instrument for filing after police accused her of lying on her recent 10th marriage application and license in 2010 by indicating she had never been married before. If she is convicted, she could face four years in jail, officials said.
Police said they discovered Barrientos had nine other marriage licences filed in the Bronx, Westchester County, Long Island and elsewhere in New York, according to court records the Bronx's District Attorney Office gave to ABC News today.
Barrientos never changed her first and last name in any of the marriages, though the spelling of her first name was written as "Lyana" and the spelling of her last name was written as "Barrientes" in her ninth marriage certificate, according the records, which added she filed her 10th marriage license on March 4, 2010.
The New York state records revealed nine of her alleged 10 marriages happened between November 1999 and August 2002.
The 10th husband, whom Barrientos married in 2010, had the initials S.K., the Bronx District Attorney's Office said.
Barrientos' attorney, Christopher Wright, told ABC News he had no immediate comment.
Barrientos used her personal identifying information "including Social Security number, date of birth, place of birth and mother's and father's names and location of birth," the records indicated.
"She is believed to be currently married to four people, and at one time she was married to eight of them at the same time," the Bronx District Attorney's Office said in a statement after her arraignment.
Source: First Coast News