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Mark Anthony Conditt: Austin Serial Bombing Suspect Is Dead

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has been identified as the man behind a series of package bombings in Austin, Texas. But, he has died after detonating an explosive device inside his car, Associated Press reports.

The law enforcement called him [Mark] a 24-year-old white male, a law enforcement official told the AP. Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales told AP that the suspect lived in the Austin suburb, large portions of which were evacuated or shut down Wednesday as authorities continued their investigations.

β€œThis is the culmination of three very long weeks for our community,” Austin Police Department Chief Brian Manley said during a press conference Wednesday, adding that there have been β€œfar too many tragedies in the last few weeks.” Two people have died as a result of the attacks.

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The news came a day after a fifth package bomb , believed to be linked to the investigation, exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz just after midnight on Tuesday, leaving one employee with non-life-threatening injuries. An explosion at an Austin Goodwill store on Tuesday was originally thought to be connected as well, but turned out to be unrelated, according to authorities.

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