New information continues to trickle in just hours after 24-year old Mark Anthony Conditt died during a dramatic confrontation with local police and the FBI; shedding new light on the suspected serial bomber who terrorized central Texas for nearly four weeks.
Police officially identified Conditt Wednesday morning, shortly after the bomber detonated multiple devices while attempting to flee the motel room where he orchestrated his chaotic series of explosions throughout Austin, Texas.
Here’s what we know so far about Mark Anthony Conditt:
- Law enforcement knew Conditt’s identity for approximately 24 hours before confronting the suspect outside his motel room near Austin, Texas.
- Witnesses reported the suspect outside a FedEx drop-off location wearing a “crazy disguise” including a wig and rubber gloves.
- Police used surveillance footage to determine the suspect’s car.
- According to the Associated Press, Conditt attended Austin Community College between 2010 and 2012, but never graduated.
- There’s no known motive for his bombing campaign, with federal investigators digging into his social media presence to try and find any additional information.
- It’s unclear if Conditt acted alone or received help from other individuals.