faking his own death.Wedding season is upon us. It's understandable that some people get cold feet, but this guy went to extremes to avoid getting married — by
Tucker Blandford, 23, met his bride-to-be, Alex Lanchester, in August 2012 at a college in Connecticut. They hit it off and quickly fell in love.
Lanchester, from the United Kingdom, was studying abroad for a year. When that year was up, they shared a tearful goodbye at the airport, where Blandford got down on one knee and proposed.
They were to be married on Aug. 15. Lanchester spent over $1,000 on wedding invitations, the photographer, the wedding dress, and other preparations. Blandford even booked a venue on the campus where they had met.
Then one day Lanchester got a phone call from a man identifying himself as Tucker's "dad," saying his son had been depressed and had "thrown himself in front of a car," ending his life.
Devastated, she called Tucker's mother to offer condolences. Tucker's mother told Lanchester that herRead More »from Man Fakes Own Death to Avoid Upcoming Wedding