Kaitlin Armstrong’s murder trial date moved

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis County court records showed the jury trial date for 35-year-old Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, a woman accused of killing professional cyclist Moriah “Mo” Wilson, was moved.

Armstrong was originally set to appear in court June 22, but the date was moved to Oct. 30, according to court records.


Latest updates on Moriah Wilson’s murder

Armstrong faces a first-degree murder charge for the May 2022 incident, and as of Thursday, she remained booked into the Travis County jail on bonds of more than $3.5 million.

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The incident took place May 11, 2022, APD said. Wilson was shot and killed at a home off Maple Avenue in east Austin. The world-class cyclist was in Texas preparing to compete in a race. Wilson was originally from Vermont.

Austin Police questioned Armstrong after the murder but did not arrest her at the time, U.S. Marshals said.

Austin Police issued a warrant for Armstrong’s arrest on May 17, a few days after she had already fled the state. Armstrong also sold her black Jeep to a CarMax dealership in south Austin on May 13  before leaving Texas, U.S. Marshals said.

She was captured at a Costa Rica hostel in June 2022 and transported back to the U.S.

 

Editor’s Note: The video above shows KXAN News Today’s top headlines for May 4, 2023.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Travis County court records showed the jury trial date for 35-year-old Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, a woman accused of killing professional cyclist Moriah “Mo” Wilson, was moved.

Armstrong was originally set to appear in court June 22, but the date was moved to Oct. 30, according to court records.


Latest updates on Moriah Wilson’s murder

Armstrong faces a first-degree murder charge for the May 2022 incident, and as of Thursday, she remained booked into the Travis County jail on bonds of more than $3.5 million.

RELATED COVERAGE:

TIMELINE: What we know so far about pro-cyclist murder case
Kaitlin Armstrong pleads not guilty; attorneys request speedy trial
Kaitlin Armstrong captured in Costa Rica, records show bail set at $3.5 million
Search warrant: Kaitlin Armstrong had $6k plastic surgery receipt from Costa Rica, sister’s passport

The incident took place May 11, 2022, APD said. Wilson was shot and killed at a home off Maple Avenue in east Austin. The world-class cyclist was in Texas preparing to compete in a race. Wilson was originally from Vermont.

Austin Police questioned Armstrong after the murder but did not arrest her at the time, U.S. Marshals said.

Austin Police issued a warrant for Armstrong’s arrest on May 17, a few days after she had already fled the state. Armstrong also sold her black Jeep to a CarMax dealership in south Austin on May 13 before leaving Texas, U.S. Marshals said.

She was captured at a Costa Rica hostel in June 2022 and transported back to the U.S.

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