This morning in the Circuit Court of Chesapeake, Virginia, Charles Edward "Ed" Hicks plead guilty to the class four felony of bigamy. This guilty plea was for the marriages of HIcks' fifth wife, Rose Marie Hicks and sixth wife, Julie Flint Hicks. Court documents show that Ed Hicks has been married seven times and four of those marriages overlap.
Felony bigamy carries a ten year maximum prison sentence in Virginia. Ed Hicks will be sentenced on May 8, 2006 at 8:30 AM. Hicks will also be sentenced at that time for a class one misdemeanor charge for violation of bond.