Oedipus found Jocasta in her bride room, she was dead from hanging. Line 380 Pg. 713 "She was hanging there with a noose around her neck. When he saw her he roared like a mad man and unhooked the noose.
line 386 Pg. 713 "He shouted aloud, "No longer shall these eyes see such agony as this"!
Oedipus thinks it's best if he leaves so he is saying his goodbyes to his daughters. Line 554 Pg. 718 "Let me touch them and let me weep. Oh Creon, let your noble heart break. I have no eyes. But I have hands. Let me touch them, let me feel what once I saw".