“Devastated” and “broken” relatives of suspected Austin bomber Mark Anthony Conditt expressed shock that he was behind the deadly attacks over the past three weeks, saying they had “no idea of the darkness” he was in.
Conditt, 23, blew himself up in his car in Round Rock, Texas, Wednesday morning as authorities closed in on him.
He lived with two roommates in a house near his parents in Pflugerville, Texas, a northern suburb of Austin.
“We are devastated and broken at the news that our family member could be involved in such an awful way,” the family said in a statement issued to CNN.
The statement on behalf of the family came from a relative who lives in Colorado, not his parents.
“We had no idea of the darkness that Mark must have been in. Our family is a normal family in every way. We love, andThis post was originally published on this site