Bride widowed on wedding day after groom killed by guest

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A bride has been left a widow on her wedding day after her husband was shot dead by two guests.

The groom, Radu Cordinianu, 34, and his brother Philip Cordinianu, 36, were killed during the wedding festivities after a row broke out at a country club in the village of Vlasovo, Russia, on January 22.

The situation quickly escalated as the suspects, who are also brothers, allegedly fired six or seven gunshots, leaving the Cordinianu brothers dead at the scene.

Radu Cordinianu was killed on his wedding day. Source: Newsflash/Australscope
Radu Cordinianu was killed on his wedding day. Source: Newsflash/Australscope

According to news site Life, the two suspects, who turned out to be guests from the bride's side, were detained in Moscow the following day.

The bride, identified only with her first name Christina, addressed her deceased fiancee with heartbreaking words.

"How am I going to live without you, my beloved man?” she wrote in an Instagram post.

“I will always be your wife. I promise. You are my only one. We will be together forever. Just be there, look at me from above, and I will fulfil all our dreams for you so that you are proud of me. Sleep well, my dear, and I will try to survive this pain."

In the comments, many expressed condolences to the widowed bride, wishing her strength and patience.

The investigation continues.

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