13 photos of couple who got engaged in "dead man's blood"
This pre-wedding photos will either scare you or leave you wondering if this Texas couple are normal.
"What is the most trustworthy thing to do with your significant other?" Jarmillo said. "To have to hide a body together. You kind of get tired of seeing the same old pictures on Facebook and we didn't want to be stereotypical."
To break the engagement-photo-shoot record, the couple, who met on OkCupid in 2014, partnered with friend and photographer Asha Poyzer to make the murderous scene come to life - I mean death.
The Texas couple reportedly trekked through Austin's Zilker Park with a "dead body" (a life-size doll named Jorge), fake blood and sharp knives to celebrate their engagement. They woke early the morning of the photo shoot to get the best lighting and staged it when many Austinites were out running. Somehow, they escaped the attention of the police.
"The fake blood we used was really sticky and uncomfortable," Jarmillo said. "We found a small water fountain to clean each other off. I'm surprised no one called the cops."
The couple's proposal was a bit more traditional. On a romantic vacation to Costa Rica, after eating a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean, the couple went on a walk and Reetz got down on one knee to pop the question.
"It's stereotypical for me to say this, considering our choice on engagement photos," Jaramillo said. "But we are meant for each other."
Their murderous plot will continue into the theme of their wedding with red, black and white as their colors and "anatomy parts on a mountain of red roses" as centerpieces.
Their wedding is scheduled to hold on September 11.
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