Neighbor says bombing suspect seemed ‘smart’

Staff Writer

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A neighbor who watched the Austin bombing suspect grow up says he “always seemed like he was smart” and “polite.”
Jeff Reeb said Wednesday that he’s lived next to the parents of Mark Anthony Conditt for about 17 years and that they are good neighbors.
Reeb says Mark Conditt and his grandson played together into middle school and that Conditt still visits his parents regularly.
The parents live a few miles from the Pflugerville home where Mark Conditt lived with roommates. Reeb says Conditt was in the process of gutting the house and remodeling it, which meant a lot of hammers and nails around frequently...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.