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Midstate Mysteries: New DNA technology may help track down a killer in 1987 Nashville cold case | News

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – New DNA technology may help track down a cold case killer from more than thirty years ago.

The focus of the murder investigation centers on cigarette butts from the 1980s.

The Kroger where the deadly shooting happened is still there.

A woman by the name of Carolyn Phillips finished up her grocery shopping and was escorted to her car by a worker. Soon after, she ran into trouble.

“She started blowing the horn to try and draw attention,” Detective Matthew Filter with the Metro Nashville Police Department said.

Phillips drew attention to the man who pointed

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Nashville bombing suspect told ex-girlfriend he had cancer and gave possessions away in weeks leading up to suicide, reports say as authorities investigate 5G-paranoia motive

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Law-enforcement officials investigate the house belonging to Anthony Warner, the suspect in the Nashville bombing, on Saturday. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images
  • 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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What is 5G paranoia? Nashville bombing renews conspiracy theories

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

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Why Nashville Bomb Investigators Feared Copycat Attacks by 5G Conspiracists

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In this handout image provided by the Metro Nashville Police Department, a screengrab of surveillance footage shows the recreational vehicle suspected of being used in the Christmas day bombing on December 25, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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The theory that fears of 5G technology might have been behind the Nashville bombing on Christmas Day prompted federal, state and local law enforcement officials to focus on the possibility of additional or copycat threats to U.S. telecommunications infrastructure, according to restricted government threat warnings exclusively obtained by Newsweek.

Domestic intelligence agencies have warned that conspiracy theorists might attack “critical

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