A teen who loved the grim reaper, and his much older girlfriend, were found dead in Denver last week, as both left signs on social media indicating their relationship was in turmoil.
Police believe they died in a murder-suicide. Kevin Torres, 18, allegedly shot Tania Arbaiza, 37, before turning the gun on himself, according to the Denver Post.
A spokesperson for the Denver Police Department told Oxygen over email that they are “still actively investigating the deaths of Ms. Arbaiza and Mr. Torres, and are currently considering this incident to be a murder/suicide. It appears Ms. Arbaiza (the victim) and Mr. Torres (the suspect) were in a relationship.” The spokesperson said that their deaths were reported around dinnertime on Feb 26.
The day he died, Torres was supposed to make a court appearance for a felony trespassing conviction, according to the Denver Post.
Police told Oxygen that because it is an ongoing investigation, they are unable to release any additional information.
The pair’s social media posts paint a troubled story.
“Sometimes you gotta give up on people. Not because you don’t care but because they don’t,” a meme posted on Torres’ Facebook just hours before he and Arbaiza died stated. On an even eerier note, Torres’ last Facebook post featured four illustrations of grim reapers. It stated, in Spanish, that he was grateful for holy death, something that will never leave him. Apparently, the grim reaper will be with him even after death. The Denver Post reported that Torres had a grim reaper tattooed on his chest.
Recently, Abaiza shared a Facebook meme that may have indicated feelings of betrayal. Translated from Spanish, it states “When you have a good heart, help too much, trust too much, give too much, love too much, this is what happens.” It shows a person being stabbed in the back with various objects, including a scythe.