Russian man fakes death to propose to girlfriend

A Russian man faked his own death to propose to his girlfriend.

Orange UK reported that Alexey Bykov, 30, from Omsk, hired a movie director, make-up artists, stuntmen, and a script writer to stage a car wreck to convince his girlfriend he was killed.

Bykov reportedly then arranged to meet his girlfriend Irena Kolokov at the scene of the wreck.

“We’d arranged to meet at a certain place but when I arrived there were mangled cars everywhere, ambulances, smoke, and carnage,” Kolokov said, according to Orange. “Then when I saw Alexy covered in blood lying in the road a paramedic told me he was dead and I just broke down in tears.”

Bykov, who was pretending to be dead, then jumped to his feet covered in blood and proposed to Irena.


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