The relatives of the Nashville bomber were not happy in 2019 to learn that he had signed his mother’s share in a family property to a 29-year-old woman in Los Angeles, the bomber’s lawyer claimed this week, according to ‘ a report. .
The young woman from California returned the interest later that year to the mother of Anthony Quinn Warner, the 63-year-old man from Tennessee, who according to authorities died in his recreational vehicle in which a bomb exploded on Christmas morning in downtown Nashville. , The Tennessean of Nashville reported.
The house was worth about $ 230,000 at the time and Warner did not ask for any money in exchange for the woman from Los Angeles, the report said.
Last month, according to records, Warner transferred ownership of a second property – his own home in Antioch, Tennessee – to the same woman from LA, the report said.
Attorney Ray Throckmorton III told the newspaper he was representing Warner in his personal cases in 2018 and 2019 – until they had an outage related to the transfer of property in 2019, the newspaper reported.
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The California woman was “the child of a friend of his,” Warner told him, the attorney said.
“I remember he said he knew her mother personally,” Throckmorton told the newspaper, adding that he never pressured Warner for more details on why Warner was transferring control of the property.
Property records have identified the woman in Los Angeles as Michelle Swing, a music industry executive who attended a university in Tennessee before moving to California in 2012, the New York Post reported. Swing declined to comment on Warner and deleted her social media accounts, the report said.
Throckmorton described Warner as a “technological, computer-geeky guy” who looked intelligent but also seemed suspicious of other people.
“There was no talk with him,” the lawyer added, according to The Tennessean.
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Metro Nashville police chief John Drake defended his officers on Wednesday after The Tennessean reported that police visited Warner’s property in 2019 based on a friend’s report that he was making bombs – but did not investigate after he showed signs of possible legislation. break.
“At no time was there evidence of reasonable suspicion that a crime was being committed and officers have no legal basis to go to Warner’s fenced yard and home,” Drake said. “We had no legal basis for warrants or subpoenas based on what we knew at the time.”
The FBI also found no signs of suspicious activity by Warner, authorities said.
Authorities said the bombing on Christmas morning damaged more than 40 businesses. Six Nashville police officers are believed to have saved lives by helping people evacuate the area after hearing recorded warnings from the RV before the explosion and advising people to leave the area.