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New details released in Oklahoma City murder-suicide

By K. Querry-Thompson/KFOR,


OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Authorities are releasing more details related to a deadly murder-suicide in Oklahoma City.

Shortly before midnight on June 4, Oklahoma City police were called to a home near N.W. 36th and Villa on a trouble unknown call.

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When officers arrived, they found the body of 59-year-old Carla Dawn Evans.

Initial reports indicate that she appeared to have been beaten to death.

Investigators learned that 61-year-old Ernest Harlow sent a text to a relative, saying he had killed Evans and was going to take his own life.

A short time later, emergency crews responded to a motorcycle crash along I-44, just east of Western Ave.

Officials say the motorcycle rider, who was identified as Harlow, crashed into a cable barrier and died from his injuries.

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Police said the incident is still under investigation.

If you have any information on the case, call the Homicide Tip Line at (405) 297-1200.

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