Police say deadly Texas package bombs are linked

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Austin-Travis County EMS says a boy in his teens died at the scene and a woman was taken to a hospital after the explosion around 6:44 a.m.in the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive, which is between 51st Street and Martin Luther King Jr.

Austin police are investigating a package explosion Monday morning that killed a male teenager and severely injured a woman in her 40s, according to several Austin media outlets.

Federal investigators with the FBI and ATF are assisting the Austin Police Department with the investigation.

Manley said investigators believe the explosion is linked to a similar blast that killed a 39-year-old man on March 2.

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According to Austin police, they received an "urgent" 911 call just before 6:45 a.m. local time.

The United States Postal Service told police that they reviewed their records, and they can confirm that the package did not come through the postal service.

"We will not tolerate this in Austin", Manley told reporters, hours after Monday's explosion.

Monday's explosion has prompted investigators to immediately begin considering whether the two recent explosions are related.

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A teenager has died and a woman is seriously injured after a package exploded at a home in Austin, marking the second such explosion this month at a home in Texas' capital city.

Since then, authorities have not released any information on the device that caused the explosion, nor have they named anyone who may have been involved.

Police are investigating that incident as a suspicious death.

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