An American died when he petitioned his girlfriend while vacationing in Tanzania.
Steven Weber drowned when he asked Kenesha Antoine to marry him Thursday in an island resort off the east coast of Africa.
Antoine shared the news of Weber's death on her Facebook page that he "never emerged from these depths".
She also published a video of the proposal.
It shows Weber holding a handwritten note in a waterproof bag to the window of an underwater room ̵
Then he turned the note over to show the other side," Would you please be my wife. Marry me? "[19659002WeberzogdaraufhineinenRinghervorbevoreraußerSichtweiteschwamm9002] From the post is not apparent what happened after that. NBC News asked Antoine for a comment.
Antoine wrote that Weber never heard her answer, which would have been "a million times, yes".
"We were never allowed to embrace the beginning of the rest of our lives together, when the best day of our lives became the worst in the cruelest turn of fate imaginable.
I will try, comfort to find in the fact that we have enjoyed the most amazing Bucket List over the last few days, and that we were both so happy in our last moments together and totally dizzy with excitement. "
The Manta Resort confirmed to NBC News, that a male guest drowned in free diving alone before the underwater room Thursday.
The resort's CEO, Matthew Saus, said they were "devastated" by what had happened and "still trying to recover."
This tragic accident, "said Saus
He added that a local police department is investigating the incident.
Saus did not say anything about whether a rescue or revival had been attempted or how the sea condition at the time was
A State Department spokesman On Saturday, NBC News announced that they are aware of reports of the death of a US citizen in Tanzania.
"We express our sincere condolences to the family for their loss. We are ready to provide all necessary consular assistance, "states the report.
Weber's Facebook account states that he has worked in an addiction spa in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, while Antoine is the owner and owner Main lawyer listed at a notary and attorney is service providers in the city.
Antoine called Weber "a bright light for all who [he] met" and added that he "brings so much joy to many people"
Abigail Williams and Ali Gostanian have contributed.