Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley speaks at a news conference. (Video: Reuters; photo: AP)
The suspect has been identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, according to two officials familiar with the investigation. Authorities believe he was responsible for a string of explosions in Austin and outside San Antonio, though they are investigating whether he had help.
Conditt died early today after police say he detonated an explosive device in his vehicle as officers closed in on him. They warned that he may have left more explosives behind and urged residents of Austin and surrounding areas to remain vigilant.
Anthony Stephen House, 39, and Draylen Mason, 17, were killed in the Austin bombings. Here are their stories, and those of others hurt in the blasts.
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