Austin bomber identified as Mark Anthony Conditt

The serial bomber who terrorized Austin, Texas for three harrowing weeks was identified Wednesday morning — just hours after he blew himself to bits with his own device as cops closed in.

Mark Anthony Conditt, 24, was named as the bomber, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press. He was killed near the motel he was traced to by authorities using surveillance footage from a Federal Express drop-off store and cell phone triangulation technology, according to The Austin American-Statesman.

The man, whose name was not released, died after fleeing the motel in a car, with police hot on his tail. He drove into a ditch, sparking the fatal confrontation.

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