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Kaitlin Armstrong pleads not guilty in murder of cyclist Mo Wilson

(Travis County Jail)

In her first court appearance since being on the run for over a month, Kaitlin Marie Armstrong pleaded not guilty to the murder of cyclist Anna Moriah "Mo" Wilson.

Armstrong, a fellow cyclist and yoga instructor, is accused of shooting Wilson on May 11. Wilson, who was in town for a nearby race, met up with Armstrong's ex-boyfriend earlier that day. Armstrong fled the country days later, evading arrest from the U.S. Marshalls before being caught June 29 in Costa Rica with a changed appearance.

On July 5, she was booked into the Travis County Jail on a first-degree murder charge. Since Armstrong pleaded not guilty to a judge, the case will now go to trial. Armstrong hired Austin-area attorneys, who additionally asked for a speedy trial.

The judge set the docket call for the case for Oct. 19, with a jury trial the week after.

Additionally, Armstrong was also facing unrelated charges for allegedly failing to pay for a Botox procedure several years ago but a hearing on that charge has been postponed.

Armstrong's vehicle was caught on video leaving the East Austin home Wilson was staying at on the day of her murder. Additionally, shell casing found at the scene belonged to a gun of Armstrong's.

For a complete list of events leading to her capture, click here.


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(Bob Daemmrich)

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