Anthony Warner, the suspect in the Nashville bombing, recently told an ex-girlfriend he had cancer and started giving away his possessions in the weeks before what authorities have described as a suicide attack, The New York Times reported.
Local outlets reported that authorities were investigating whether Warner was paranoid about 5G technology.
The technology has been the subject of numerous conspiracy theories and baseless claims, including that it causes cancer and prompted the coronavirus outbreak.
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A Tennessee man who federal investigators say detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas Day may have been paranoid about 5G technology, reports say.
Investigators say they are now looking into Anthony Warner’s alleged 5G paranoia and if it motivated the bombing, ABC News reported. Warner, identified as the suspect in the bombing, was killed in the explosion, the FBI said.
Douglas Korneski, an FBI special agent in charge, told ABC News investigators “are aware of certain things online, and we’re looking at every possible motive.” That includes whether Warner believed “5G technology was being used to spy on