Suicide Bombing Suspected in Nashville Explosion

The suspect in Nashville’s downtown Christmas Day bombing could have been killed within the explosion, CBS News reports. DNA checks are being finished on the stays discovered on the scene to find out in the event that they belong to the suspect. Anthony Quinn Warner, 63, a Nashville-area resident, had an identical make and mannequin RV because the one which exploded on Friday.

Authorities mentioned there’s “no indication” they’re on the lookout for one other topic within the case. “The very first thing I need to reiterate is that we’ve no indication of any extra explosive threats… no different gadgets had been found throughout a secondary sweep yesterday,” mentioned FBI agent Doug Korneski. The blast occurred at 6:30 a.m. native time after a computerized voice from a parked RV urged folks to evacuate, warning that the car would explode in a couple of minutes, CNN reports. The explosion left three folks injured, set different autos on hearth, destroyed a number of buildings on the block and knocked out wi-fi service in a lot of the area. Amongst questions investigators try to reply is whether or not the AT&T transmission constructing that sustained injury within the blast was the goal of the explosion.