Source: No evidence of terrorist links for Beaver Dam explosion victim

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (WBAY) - People impacted by Monday's deadly explosion at a Beaver Dam apartment building continue receiving assistance.

The American Red Cross reported Thursday afternoon it's helped 136 people.

It served more than 500 meals and snacks and helped comfort 60 kids in the aftermath of the explosion.

Most tenants who were evacuated after Monday afternoon's explosion have returned home.

The FBI says the man was making bombs in his apartment. Authorities said the materials he was using were so unstable, they had to destroy the rest with a controlled explosion on Wednesday.

Authorities say the damage is making it difficult to positively identify the man, but our ABC sister station WISN cites a law enforcement source saying the man was a loner with no social media profile, and there's no evidence of links to terrorist organizations. He spent some time in Madison before coming to the Beaver Dam area about six months ago.

Neighbors say he moved into the apartment two months ago and was a chemist at a nearby food plant.

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