The woman suspected of is believed to have fled to New York City.
Authorities said Wednesday they believe Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, flew from Austin, Texas to New York City days after fatally shooting Anna Moriah ‘Mo’ Wilson. A warrant for Armstrong’s arrest was issued May 17.
Three days after Wilson was found shot dead inside a friend’s home, Armstrong left Austin, the US Marshals Service said in a .
She took a flight to Houston and then a second connecting flight to LaGuardia Airport in New York City, officials said.
On the night of the killing, Wilson was staying at a friend’s house in Austin, where she traveled to for an upcoming race.
Police said that both women had been romantically linked to professional cyclist Colin Strickland.
Armstrong had been in a relationship with Strickland, but during a break in their relationship, he dated Wilson, according to an arrest warrant affidavit obtained by .
Armstrong had allegedly warned Wilson to stay away from Strickland, but the two had gone out for dinner the night Wilson was found dead.
Surveillance footage shows a car suspected to be Armstrong’s arrived at the home of Wilson’s friend minutes after Strickland dropped her off. When asked by authorities, Armstrong provided no explanation.
Strickland said in a statement to the that he had a brief relationship with Wilson in October, when he and Armstrong were not a couple. He said that since then they shared a platonic and professional relationship only, and considered Wilson a great friend.
He is not considered a suspect because security footage and other evidence shows he was elsewhere at the time of Wilson’s death.
The US Marshals Service has declared Armstrong a fugitive, with a warrant out for her arrest on murder charges.
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