Instead of a Wedding, a Joint Funeral for Orlando Couple

'They were soul mates'
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 14, 2016 10:21 AM CDT
Instead of a Wedding, a Joint Funeral for Orlando Couple
Juan Guerrero and Christopher "Drew" Leinonen.   (Instagram)

They lived together, died together, and will now be laid to rest together. Juan Guerrero, 22, and Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, 33, who'd been dating for almost two years, were one of several couples killed at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, per the Washington Post, and their families are now planning to bury them side-by-side. It was Leinonen's mother who first suggested a joint funeral, reports Time. Guerrero's dad says it's just what his son would have wanted. "If it's not a funeral, they were going to have a wedding together," Guerrero’s sister adds. "They were honestly so in love. They were soul mates." Details have not been set. (Read more Pulse Orlando shooting stories.)

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