Authorities: Bomb materials in Colo. suspect's car
The gun Evan Ebel used in a shootout with Texas police has been linked to a prison official's killing in Colorado.
March 26th, 2013
05:44 PM ET

Authorities: Bomb materials in Colo. suspect's car

Texas authorities said Tuesday that investigators found bomb-making materials in the car of Evan Ebel, the man suspected of killing Tom Clements, the Colorado prison system chief.

A report from the Texas Department of Public Safety said officers found the bomb-making materials in a duffel bag in the trunk as well as instructions on how to make an explosive device.

Texas Rangers also discovered tan pants with apparent blood on them in a cooler.

Clements was shot to death March 19 at his home outside Colorado Springs. Ebel was mortally wounded two days later in northern Texas in a gunbattle with authorities that also left a sheriff's deputy wounded.

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  1. banasy©

    Next: evidence linking this guy to DB Cooper. Why not?

    March 26, 2013 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mr Dalloway

    Big ears stupid look yep it's got to be him :)

    March 26, 2013 at 6:55 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Maybe they'll be able to link him with the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Even though Hoffa was gone before this guy was born. Why not?

    March 26, 2013 at 7:07 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Mary

    It's usually 2 for me @ banasy ;)

    March 26, 2013 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Shamus

    I just don't understand. Why, Colorado is such a beautiful state. Why is it that they end up with all of weirdos?

    March 27, 2013 at 12:00 am | Report abuse |
    • s kel

      crazy people love beauty also. My brothers wife is from there and her family is really wierd.

      March 27, 2013 at 8:51 am | Report abuse |