Six weeks after she allegedly murdered a pro cyclist she believed was having an affair with her boyfriend, fugitive yoga instructor Kaitlin Armstrong is still on the run and, according to the US Marshals, “still alive.”
Police took Armstrong into custody for questioning shortly after cyclist Mo Wilson was found shot to death on May 11, but authorities “mistakenly” released her, as CrimeOnline previously reported. Days later, she sold her Jeep Grand Cherokee and was on a flight to New York and disappeared.
Tuesday marked six weeks since a murder warrant was issued for Armstrong, and a spokesperson for the marshals service told Fox News Digital, “She is still alive.”
The spokesperson also said that Armstrong sold her Jeep to an Austin, Texas, CarMax — just a mile from her home — for $12,200 just a day before she fled the state. Fox said the dealer sells vehicles like Armstrongs for around $30,000.
The marshals spokesperson noted that Armstrong now faces federal charges of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. Last week, the marshals announced a $21,000 reward for information leading to Armstrong’s capture.
Armstrong’s boyfriend, pro cyclist Colin Strickland, is also in hiding, reportedly because he fears Armstrong may come for him. He says that he and Wilson had a brief fling last fall but that they were no long seeing one another romantically, although Strickland used a false name for Wilson on his cellphone and lied to Armstrong when he went swimming and had dinner with her on the day Wilson was killed.
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[Featured image: Kaitlin Armstrong/US Marshals Service]