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Officials: Suspect in Nashville explosion died in blast

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 23:40:28-05

NASHVILLE (AP) — Officials confirmed Sunday in a press conference that Anthony Quinn Warner, who died at the scene based on DNA evidence, has been identified as the suspect in the Nashville Christmas morning bombing, with no indication anyone else was involved.

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During the press conference, officials said they still have not uncovered a motive for the bombing.

Federal and state investigators are trying to determine who set off a bomb inside a recreational vehicle parked near an AT&T facility, damaging more than 40 businesses and injuring three people.

Separately, a law enforcement official told the AP that federal investigators have started examining Warner's digital footprint and financial history.

The official could not discuss the case publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.

On Sunday evening, the FBI Memphis office tweeted that they were seeking info "concerning the owner of the RV."

CBS and NBC News reported Saturday that officials were at the home of Warner in Antioch in suburban Nashville after receiving information regarding the investigation.

According to The Associated Press, forensic analysts are reviewing evidence to try and identify what made up the explosives as well as review information from the U.S. Bomb Data Center for intelligence and investigative leads.

Federal agents are examining the possibility that AT&T was targeted.