Posted January 16, 2019 06:03:48A wedding planner has been left devastated after a flood of hate emails, hate messages and death threats threatened her, she says.
Theresa and Chris Riddell, from Wokingham, Northumberland, were due to wed on January 11, 2019, but it was cancelled due to flood warnings.
They said: “We have received some very nasty emails and death threat, as well as some hate messages, so obviously the flood has had an impact.”
We had a bit of a scare and cancelled a wedding last weekend, but were expecting it to go ahead.
“It’s been a nightmare.
We’ve had so many threats, some of which we’re getting now.”
The first thing we’ve had to do was get a lot of the letters addressed, and that was a bit scary.””
It was a huge pain in the arse.
We can’t really describe it, it’s been very surreal.
“The couple say they have received thousands of letters from people threatening to harm their lives.
Mrs Riddells father was left devastated when his daughter-in-law sent him a hate message, with one reading: “I will kill your baby if you have kids.
I’m not going to take care of you.””
The whole of our house was inundated,” she said.”
You could see the floodlights on, it was just unbelievable.
“There was a floodlight in my garden, we were getting emails from people saying, ‘I don’t like your husband, I’ll kill you’.”
Mrs Riddle said: ‘It was the worst day of my life’A floodlight on a garden in Wokinglam is seen during the flood.
Mrs and Chris, from Wiltshire, were told they would not be able to hold their wedding after they were inundated with hate messages.
A flood warning in the area has been lifted.
A statement from the Northumberlands Police said:”The Northumbria Flood Warning Zone has been issued for the area at the mouth of the River Waveney in Wokeham, Woking.”
This is a precautionary flood warning.
If you are affected by this flood please avoid areas and call 999 or the nearest police station for advice.”