Man drowns while proposing to girlfriend underwater


PEMBA ISLAND, TANZANIA (CNN) — A Louisiana man’s elaborate wedding proposal in Tanzania proved fatal.

He reportedly drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was on vacation.

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Steven Weber and Kenesha Antoine were staying in Pemba Island in a wooden cabin with a bedroom submerged in the ocean, off the east coast of Africa.

Antoine recounted the tragedy on Facebook.

Weber proposed Thursday by swimming underwater and holding a handwritten note against the bedroom windows, before presenting a ring.

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