FBI doubts 'John Doe 2' role in bombing

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Washington - Investigators in the Oklahoma City bombing believe they finally have found the widely sought suspect known as John Doe No 2, but doubt he had any role in the attack, FBI officials said yesterday. After an intensive, two-month manhunt, they said the man appears to be Todd Bunting, a 23-year-old soldier who happened to be at a Kansas truck rental firm around the same time as Timothy McVeigh. Mr McVeigh is the chief suspect in the 19 April bombing of the federal building in which 167 people died.

The officials said investigators now think the bombing essentially had been carried out by Mr McVeigh, an army veteran with ties to right-wing military groups, and Terry Nichols. Reuter