Police say the Austin bombing suspect left a 25-minute recorded confession on a phone

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  • Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said the bombing suspect who terrorized the neighborhoods in the Texas capital over several weeks in March left a 25-minute recorded message on a phone.
  • Manley says investigators are treating that recording as a confession.
  • The suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, killed himself by detonating a bomb inside his car early Wednesday as law-enforcement closed in on him.
  • Police say they haven’t yet pinpointed a motive for the bombings, which have killed two people and injured five others.

Police in Austin, Texas, say the bombing suspect who terrorized the local community around the state capital in March left a 25-minute recording on a phone. They are treating that recording as a confession.

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said investigator do not yet know suspect Mark Anthony Conditt’s motive for the bombings, but said that the recording indicated Conditt was “a very troubled young man who was talking about challenges in his life that led him to this point.”

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