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Texas lady charged with homicide of elite bike owner ‘Mo’ Wilson tried to flee custody


The Texas lady charged within the killing of an elite bike owner final yr tried to flee custody Wednesday, officers stated. 

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 35, is charged with homicide within the deadly capturing of Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson, 25, in Austin in Might 2022. She has pleaded not responsible to expenses.

Armstrong was transported to a health care provider’s appointment Wednesday, and as she was being escorted out afterwards “she ran,” Travis County Sheriff spokesperson Kristen Darkish stated.

“She made it a few block and a half. Our corrections officers by no means overpassed her,” she stated. Two corrections officers caught up along with her and Armstrong was restrained. The incident unfolded in about 10 minutes.

She was taken to an area hospital to be checked out, was deemed to be in nice situation and was returned to the jail.

Darkish stated she’ll face further expenses for attempting to flee. As of Thursday morning, her on-line reserving info hasn’t been up to date with the brand new expenses.

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong.U.S. Marshals

NBC Information has reached out to Armstrong’s lawyer for remark.

Wilson, a mountain biking and gravel racer, was discovered shot a number of instances in an Austin residence on Might 11, 2022. She had traveled to Texas for a race in Hico, southwest of Fort Price.

Per week after Wilson was discovered useless, Armstrong fled the nation on a fraudulent passport. She was captured in Costa Rica and introduced again to the U.S. to face expenses.

Authorities have stated that Armstrong and Wilson had been romantically linked to the identical man, skilled bike owner Colin Strickland.

Armstrong had been in a relationship with Strickland for about three years, earlier than the couple went on a break, an arrest affidavit stated. In that point, Strickland and Wilson started seeing one another. 

Strickland informed the Austin-American Statesman final yr that he and Wilson had a “transient romantic relationship” from late October to early November final yr whereas Wilson was visiting Austin. That they had each just lately ended earlier relationships, Strickland stated. He and Armstrong reconciled one month later.

An unnamed buddy stated they had been with Armstrong in January when she realized of the connection between Strickland and Wilson, in keeping with the affidavit. The buddy stated Armstrong “turned livid and was shaking in anger.”

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