Suspect in double murder allegedly texts photos of women’s bodies to ex-wife

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TULSA, OK (KJRH/NBC News) An Oklahoma man is in custody after allegedly murdering two women and texting a photo of their bodies to his ex-wife.

Officers arrested 35-year-old Rolando Morales on two counts of first-degree murder.

Police initially received a call Sunday from the estranged wife of Morales, claiming he had killed someone. 

After the officers arrived at his apartment, family members of Morales received a text message with a photo of two dead women in a bathroom. Morales reportedly claimed the women were in his apartment and he was going to dispose of the bodies.

Police surrounded the complex and made contact with Morales, who surrendered without incident.

Officers entered the apartment and found the bodies of two women inside. 

Through their investigation, officers learned Morales had a party Saturday night and knows one of the victims.

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