Bride Set On Fire By Groom After She Spent Their Wedding Night With Her Ex

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Veronika Filippova was soaked with alcohol and set on fire the day following their wedding by her newly-minted husband because she spent their wedding night with an ex-lover.The mother-of-one had sought out her former partner because her new spouse had fallen asleep after getting dead drunk at their wedding reception. The 27-year-old had 80% burns on her body and died despite frantic efforts by doctors to save her.Ivan Kuzmin, 30, her new husband, has confessed to murder after being arrested by police in Volgograd in southern Russia, according to police.Daily Mail reports that the bride took 'revenge' on her husband after he passed out at their wedding party, but was later overcome with guilt and told him everything.He responded by dousing her with neat alcohol - used to make homemade vodka - before igniting her in flames with a cigarette lighter.'He set her on fire when she was sleeping, pouring alcohol on her and our Veronica is gone,' said relatives of Filippova's in an online posting. Veronika and Ivan The relatives, Olesya and Yuriy Prosin, also claimed that Kuzmin had hidden from his wife a previous conviction for attempted murder and attempted rape involving an underage girl, which led to a ten year prison sentence.'He did not have enough of a conscience to confess to Veronika that he was in prison for trying to rape an underage girl and attempted to burn the apartment to hide the evidence. . . .

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