Nashville bombing: Police ID man under investigation

Nashville Police say a Tennessee man named Anthony Quinn Warner is under investigation in reference to the Christmas Day bombing that rocked downtown Nashville.

Metro Nashville Police Department Spokesman Don Aaron confirmed Warner's id Sunday. Federal and state investigators try to find out who set off a bomb inside a leisure automobile Friday morning, injuring three individuals and damaging greater than 40 companies. They are additionally working to establish human stays discovered at the scene.

Separately, a regulation enforcement official instructed The Associated Press that federal investigators have began analyzing Warner's digital footprint and monetary historical past. They are additionally analyzing a current deed switch of a house in suburban Nashville.

The official couldn’t talk about the case publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on situation of anonymity.

The official mentioned forensic analysts are reviewing proof collected from the blast web site to attempt to establish the elements of the explosives and are additionally reviewing data from the U.S. Bomb Data Center for intelligence and investigative leads.

Federal brokers are analyzing a lot of potential leads and pursuing a number of theories, together with the chance that an AT&T constructing was focused. The bomb brought on harm that affected communications in a number of states.

AT&T mentioned earlier Sunday it has been rerouting service to different amenities as the corporate works to revive the constructing.

The firm mentioned in an announcement Sunday morning that cell service has been restored to many areas that had been affected by the blast. The firm says it’s bringing in sources to assist get well affected wireline voice and information companies and expects to have 24 extra trailers of catastrophe restoration tools on the web site by the tip of the day.

The constructing's industrial energy connections had been broken and compelled offline after a bomb planted in a leisure automobile parked close by detonated Friday morning. Customers misplaced communications not solely in Tennessee however in states together with Kentucky, Alabama and Georgia.

The firm says energy has been has been restored to 4 of the constructing's flooring. While three toes of water was pumped out of the constructing's basement on Saturday, entry to the decrease flooring continues to be restricted. Elevators, beams and columns and the constructing's facade had been additionally broken.

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