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Austin Police believe serial bombing suspect has died

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Posted at 6:10 AM, Mar 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-21 06:23:25-04

Austin police have confirmed the man they believe to be the serial bombing suspect has died. Police say the suspect detonated a bomb in a vehicle after a confrontation with police.
    
The Austin Police Department tweeted early Wednesday morning that the incident happened in the 1700 block of N. Interstate 35.
    
There have been multiple reports of heavy police activity in the area.
    
Investigators have been pursuing a suspected serial bomber in Austin since the first explosion on March 2. A 39-year old man was killed. A 17-year-old boy was killed and two women were injured in two separate blasts on March 12.
    
On Sunday, two men - ages 22 and 23 - were injured in a blast trigged by a tripwire. A worker at a FedEx distribution center was treated and released Tuesday morning after reporting ringing in her ears.