Here’s what we know about the Xmas Day bomber

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — There are even now a whole lot of thoughts surrounding why an individual would blow up Next Avenue. Investigators have named 63-yr-old Anthony Warner as the gentleman driving the explosion.

Andrea Michaels fulfilled Warner by his father through her time doing the job as his father’s caregiver in 2011. She remembered Warner as staying pleasant and resourceful.

“I never ever visualize it would be him included in any of this. When I noticed his photograph I was like ‘oh my gosh’ because you know we known as him by Tony so I didn’t feel it was him at first,” Michaels explained. “He was all about his loved ones. He normally designed guaranteed if they necessary anything at all mounted close to the household or created he would enable. He by no means experienced a terrible perspective or something.”

Warner realized a whole lot about pcs and engineering. He had numerous data-technologies jobs throughout the several years and after owned an alarm enterprise.

“If there were being at any time any pc operate or electronic work necessary done at the home he would come in excess of and correct it for them,” mentioned Michaels.

Most just lately, Warner was a computer consultant, functioning as an independent contractor for Fridrich and Clark Realty in Nashville. He told them he was retiring earlier this month.

In a statement, the president of the company, Steve Fridrich, mentioned this: “The Tony Warner we realized was a awesome human being who never ever exhibited any conduct which was much less than professional.”

Investigators have also stated that Warner wasn’t on their radar.

Warner’s criminal background was launched, and it is short: One particular cannabis arrest in 1978 by Metro Nashville Police.

That arrest was for possession “for resale” according to legal historical past qualifications launch by the TBI.