California office blast that left 1 dead, 3 injured investigated as intentional
"Investigation is in early stages, as information is confirmed we will share it", the department said in a tweet.
Pieces of the device found at the scene were being sent to the FBI's laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, to be analyzed, he said.
The officials were briefed on the investigation but not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
Federal Bureau of Investigation official Paul Delacourt says investigators do not believe the Tuesday afternoon blast in the city of Aliso Viejo was an accident, and items that were possibly part of an explosive device have been sent to an Federal Bureau of Investigation lab.
- AP is reporting that a US official says a deadly explosion at a Southern California office building is being investigated as an intentional act and investigators believe the blast may have come from a package.
Mary McWilliams of San Clemente tells the Orange County Register that she saw two women with burns stagger out of the building.
"At first I was scared only because the people running around had a lot of fear in their faces", he said. Soon after, Carrie Braun, an Orange County Sheriff's Department spokesperson, denied that a auto was involved in the incident and said the investigation into what caused the explosion is still ongoing.
Orange County Undersheriff Don Barnes says the formal identification of the body is continuing Wednesday but authorities believe it is that of Ildiko Krajnyak (IL-di-koh KRY-nyak), a licensed cosmetologist.
"We have confirmed there was no vehicle inside", Bommarito said, adding there was an explosion inside the building.
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However, he says no explosive device has been found in the building and investigators still aren't saying whether the explosion was accidental or intentional. Other people could be scene wheeling cribs down the street as the area was evacuated.
Mary McWilliams tells the Orange County Register that she arrived for an appointment Tuesday in Aliso Viejo to find smoke surrounding the area and auto alarms going off. The other woman was bleeding from her head.
Two of the wounded women suffered "severe" injuries and were taken to local hospitals, where they underwent surgery.
Sheriff's Cmdr. Dave Sawyer said Tuesday night that the size of the explosion makes it suspicious.
The identity of the female victim killed has not been released. Official list of victims, the name of the person of interest in the case and technical data on explosive device used is still unavailable to the press.
The explosion sparked a fire in the building about 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, but it was quickly doused after a large-scale response by fire and sheriff's officials.
Fennessey says the blast involved a building under renovation.
A daycare center and preschool across the street was evacuated. They were being reunited with parents at a nearby store parking lot.
Nothing indicates there were any threats made before the blast, which appeared to be concentrated in a suite on the first floor of the building, Sawyer said. The cause of the blast was being investigated.
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