Man took photos with wife's dead body before dismembering her

Justin Rey allegedly admitted to dismembering his wife and the gruesome details don't stop there.

The father of two admitted to removing wife Jessica Rey's body from the Kansas City hotel bathtub where she gave birth and allegedly died, placing her on the bed, and taking family photos with her, the Kansas City Star reported, citing an alleged statement to police.

Rey, a newborn and a toddler are said to have stayed in the hotel room for two more days with the decomposing body before he told police he returned the body to the bathtub and cut his wife up.

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1. Least homicidal - New Hampshire

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.23
2015: 0.96

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2. Rhode Island

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.24
2015: 0.99

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3. Maine

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: no data
2015: 1.14

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4. Massachusetts

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.18
2015: 1.26

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5. Utah

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.64
2015: 1.29

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6. Idaho

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.14
2015: 1.29

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7. Iowa

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.44
2015: 1.62

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8. North Dakota

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: no data
2015: 1.69

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9. Vermont

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.35
2015: 1.76

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10. Minnesota

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.45
2015: 1.77

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11. South Dakota

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: no data
2015: 1.97

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12. New York

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 9.57
2015: 2.07

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13. Wyoming

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.27
2015: 2.16

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14. Montana

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.52
2015: 2.17

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15. Washington

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.39
2015: 2.32

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16. Oregon

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.96
2015: 2.35

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17. Connecticut

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 3.63
2015: 2.43

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18. Colorado

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.94
2015: 2.46

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19. Nebraska

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 1.93
2015: 2.67

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20. West Virginia

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 4.62
2015: 2.89

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21. Wisconsin

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.75
2015: 3.18

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22. New Jersey

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.84
2015: 3.22

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23. Virginia

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 5.54
2015: 3.29

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24. Kansas

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 3.81
2015: 3.35

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25. California

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 8.74
2015: 3.52

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49. Louisiana

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 13.49
2015: 9.96

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26. Arizona

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 5.57
2015: 3.56

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27. Kentucky

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 4.59
2015: 3.96

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28. Texas

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 10.43
2015: 4.04

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29. Pennsylvania

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 3.88
2015: 4.34

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30. Ohio

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 3.89
2015: 4.38

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31. Nevada

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.15
2015: 4.49

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32. North Carolina

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 8.25
2015: 4.54

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33. Indiana

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 4.16
2015: 4.61

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34. Florida

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.35
2015: 4.66

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35. Michigan

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.95
2015: 4.74

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36. New Mexico

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 5.34
2015: 4.79

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37. Alaska

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.84
2015: 5.22

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38. Arkansas

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 8.48
2015: 5.34

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39. Illinois

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.91
2015: 5.45

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40. Tennessee

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.69
2015: 5.71

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41. Georgia

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 9.01
2015: 5.73

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42. Oklahoma

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 4.90
2015: 5.87

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43. Delaware

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 2.15
2015: 6.12

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44. South Carolina

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.34
2015: 7.55

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45. Maryland

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 8.07
2015: 7.69

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46. Alabama

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 9.90
2015: 8.43

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47. Missouri

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 7.54
2015: 7.92

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48. Mississippi

Firearm-homicide rate: 
1991: 10.33
2015: 9.11

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Rey allegedly admitted that the children were present when he dismembered his wife, the Kansas City Star reported.

According to the outlet, he then put his wife's body parts inside a large cooler, disposing of larger pieces that didn't fit.

Rey and his two children were later found in a storage unit in Lenexa, where the trio had been staying along with Jessica Rey's body parts.

According to the publication, when police questioned Rey about his wife, he allegedly admitted that she was in the cooler and a tote that he had with him.

"An autopsy was conducted on the body parts found in the two coolers," a Johnson County affidavit obtained by the Kansas City Star stated.

"Based on preliminary autopsy findings, the dismembered body was that of Rey's dead wife."

In addition to the human remains found, police also noted the newborn was not wearing proper clothing and appeared to have an eye infection, documents obtained by the Kansas City Star revealed.

While Rey is facing charges including abandonment of a corpse and endangering the welfare of the children, he has not been charged in connection with his wife's actual death.

Rey's children have been placed in protective custody.

A stranger who encountered Rey at a Waldo restaurant and offered to give him a lift to a nearby train station, told the publication he and his wife took pity on the children.

"It was just a sad sight to us," he said, adding that Rey's 2-year-old did not appear in good health.

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The Good Samaritan, who did not wish to be named, told the Kansas City Star Rey told him and his wife about his own wife's death. They claim he was calm during that discussion.

"He was pretty matter of fact," the man recalled.

Rey is currently being held in Johnson County Jail on a $1 million bond.

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