Austin bombings put police squad under emotional strain

Staff Writer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After a 16-hour workday investigating the Austin bombings, police Lt. Courtney Renfro arrived home to find Amazon packages on his doorstep.
Renfro paused, even though he had ordered the packages himself.
Members of the Austin police bomb squad investigated a series of explosions that killed two people and injured several others over a three-week period. They also dealt with the grueling toll of chasing thousands of reports of suspicious packages, and trying to locate a suspected bomber who turned out to have no criminal history...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.