Report: Tucker Blandford, of Stamford, faked death to end engagement

A Stamford man reportedly faked his own death to avoid marrying a woman he met at UConn. British tabloid the Daily Mail reports Tucker Blandford,

British tabloid the Daily Mail reports Tucker Blandford

British tabloid the Daily Mail reports Tucker Blandford admitted to impersonating his parents and calling his bride-to-be in the U.K. to tell her that her fiancee had committed suicide.

STAMFORD - A Stamford man reportedly faked his own death to avoid marrying a woman he met at UConn. 

British tabloid the Daily Mail reports Tucker Blandford, 23, admitted to impersonating his parents and calling his bride-to-be in the U.K. to tell her that her fiance had committed suicide.

Blandford reportedly told a reporter he got scared and did not know how else to end the engagement.

The two were supposed to get married last week.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Scholar Athlete: Nick Vanbelle
The rainfall in Stratford has yet to cause 2 Rain, wind not causing trouble on roads in Fairfield
The fire started on Bond Street Monday morning. 3 Eight people displaced after fire in Bridgeport
Kevin Cerulo, a salesman for Cablevision, says he 4 Cablevision salesman saves elderly woman
5 Connecticut Sportscast, Jan. 23

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE