Austin Bombings

Police: Austin ‘Serial Bomber’ Left Video Confession — No Words of Hate, Terrorism

Austin police reported that “serial bomber” Mark Conditt left a video “confession” on the cell phone found in his car after he killed himself by detonating his seventh bomb Wednesday morning. Conditt details the seven bombs he built, including the one that ended his own life. The message did not include any statements about terrorism or hate, police said.


What We Know About the Accused Austin ‘Serial Bomber’

Mark Anthony Conditt died on Wednesday morning when he exploded a device in his car as police attempted to take him into custody. Less than 12 hours later, information about who the Austin “Serial Bomber” is beginning to emerge.

Austin Bomber Mark Conditt - Facebook Photo

Police: Reported 6th Explosion is Not a Bomb

Police in Austin, Texas, are now saying that the reported sixth explosion is not a bomb. Police tweeted the reported incident was actually an incendiary device and does not appear to be connected to the five previous package bomb explosions that have rocked the city this month.

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Austin’s 4th Bomb in Month Injures Two

Austin police and EMS units responded to what they called a “Bomb Hotshot” call Sunday night. EMS officials tweeted confirmation of transporting two people with serious but “non-life-threatening” injuries.

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Mistaken Target Theory Develops in Austin Bombings Investigation

Media reports indicate that investigators in Austin, Texas, are developing theories of what might have motivated a bomber or bombers to set off three explosions in residential communities this month. Some neighbors are offering possible motives for the attacks. The three bomb blasts left two people dead and two others seriously injured.

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Youth Orchestra Musician Identified as Victim in Second Austin Bombing

Authorities in Austin, Texas, identified Draylen Mason as the 17-year-old male who died in the second package bombing on Monday. Mason is being remembered as a musician and friend. The blast also wounded his mother who remains hospitalized in stable condition.

Draylen Mason - bass player with Austin Youth Orchestra was killed in the 2nd Austin package bomb blast on March 12.