Anna Moriah Wilson: How occasions unfolded after killing of the bike owner



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Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, the girl suspected of fatally capturing 25-year-old elite bike owner Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson in Texas in Might, offered her Jeep to an Austin dealership, the US Marshals Service stated Thursday.

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Investigators from the Lone Star Fugitive Job Drive discovered that Armstrong offered her black Jeep Grand Cherokee to a CarMax dealership for $12,000 on Might 13, the day after Austin authorities questioned her, a Marshals’ assertion stated. She boarded the flight out of Austin the subsequent day.

Armstrong, 34, is an actual property agent and yoga instructor primarily based in an Austin, Texas, and now a fugitive. She is needed for the Might 11 capturing of Wilson, who had beforehand dated Armstrong’s boyfriend – 35-year-old skilled bike owner Colin Strickland – in what investigators consider might have been a violent act of romantic jealousy.

on Might 11the day of the killing, Wilson informed her pal she was going for a day swim with Strickland, days earlier than the Gravel Locos race in Hico, the place she was staying with a pal, in keeping with an arrest affidavit filed in Travis County District Courtroom.

Strickland informed investigators after they swam, he and Wilson received dinner, and he then dropped her off at her pal’s residence. He stated he didn’t go inside, the affidavit exhibits. Austin Police responded to the house later that night, shortly earlier than 10 pm CT, and located Wilson with a number of gunshot wounds. She was pronounced useless on the scene.

on Might 12, the Travis County Medical Examiner’s post-mortem of Wilson’s physique decided the official explanation for loss of life to be a number of gunshot wounds, and the way of loss of life was a murder. Inside 24 hours of Wilson’s loss of life, officers from the Lone Star Fugitive Job Drive apprehended Armstrong in reference to an unrelated arrest warrant and spoke to her.

Nevertheless, Austin Police stated they then discovered Armstrong’s arrest warrant was not legitimate and informed her she was free to depart.

on Might 13, Armstrong offered her black Jeep Grand Cherokee to a CarMax dealership in south Austin for $12,200. She was given a verify by the dealership a day after being questioned by Austin authorities, in keeping with the US Marshals’ Workplace.

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong traveled to New York on May 14.

on Might 14, Armstrong was at Austin Worldwide Bergstrom Airport early within the afternoon. There, she boarded a flight to Houston Passion Airport, the place she took a connecting flight to LaGuardia Airport in New York. The Austin Police Division stated in a information launch that the capturing didn’t look like “a random act.”

on Might 17, police issued a murder warrant for Armstrong. The affidavit for her arrest dela factors partly to video surveillance obtained by investigators that exhibits a automobile much like hers dela close to her residence shortly earlier than Wilson’s physique was discovered.

Armstrong was seen on Might 18 at Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport, in keeping with the US Marshals. Nevertheless, no reservations had been made below her identify, the Marshals stated, citing a seek for outbound flights on the airport.

THE Might 19 arrest affidavit filed by police in Travis County District Courtroom reveals that Strickland admitted to making an attempt to cover his communications with Wilson from Armstrong by altering Wilson’s identify on his telephone and deleting texts. The affidavit cites a tipster who alleged Armstrong got here to consider Strickland and Wilson’s romantic relationship was ongoing as of January 2022.

Armstrong had contacted Wilson buddies a number of instances and in a single occasion informed her to “keep away” from Strickland, one in every of Wilson’s informed investigators, in keeping with the affidavit.

on Might 25, authorities obtained a separate, federal warrant for Armstrong for “illegal flight to prosecution,” the US Marshals stated, upgrading the seek for Armstrong to “main case standing.” That very same day, Strickland is quoted by the Austin American-Statesman as saying that he had a “temporary romantic relationship” with Wilson from late October to early November 2021, whereas he was separated from Armstrong.

Strickland and Armstrong reconciled and summarized their relationship a couple of month later, he informed the paper. His relationship with Wilson then grew to become “platonic {and professional}” and he thought of her a “shut pal,” he stated.

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