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Serial bomber’s confession: ‘I wish I were sorry, but I am not’

AUSTIN, Texas (KEYE) – In a 25-minute video police are calling a confession, Austin serial bomber Mark Anthony Conditt offers no clues as to a motive behind the attacks – but the video isn’t without a few details.

In addition to describing the six bombs that that he constructed – five that exploded and one that didn’t – with a level of specificity that identified the differences among those bombs, Conditt’s confession also shed some light on his state of mind during the attacks.

“I wish I were sorry, but I am not,” Conditt says on the recording.

Austin bomber recorded 25-minute ‘confession’ to his deadly crimes, police say 


He also describes himself as a “psychopath” who has been disturbed since childhood.

“We are never going to be able to put a rationale behind these acts, but what I can tell you having listened to that recording … he does not at all mention anything about terrorism, nor does he mention anything about hate. Instead it is the outcry of a very challenged young man talking about challenges in his personal life that lead him to this point,” said Austin Police Chief Brian Manley.


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Austin bomber reportedly calls himself a “psychopath” in a chilling confession tape: “I wish I were sorry but I am not” 

In the most chilling detail released from the recording, Conditt says that if he thought authorities were closing in on him, he would walk inside a crowded McDonald’s and blow himself up.

A seventh bomb was used by Conditt to commit suicide early Wednesday morning as officers approached, bringing an end to 19 days of terror in Austin.


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The Austin bomber had a list of targets and made a “confession” video, but police say his exact motive remains a mystery 






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