Alleged Texas killer Kaitlin Armstrong reportedly took time out to “learn how to use a firearm” before the shooting death of Anna Moriah “Mo” Wilson, a professional cyclist that Armstrong is accused of murdering.
According to court documents obtained by Fox News, Armstrong not only had gun training at a shooting range, but she also had access to $450,000 prior to Wilson’s death on May 11. Wilson was found deceased from gunshot wounds and Armstrong quickly became the primary suspect in the incident.
As CrimeOnline previously reported, Armstrong was arrested in a hideaway spot in Costa Rica after the death of 25-year-old Wilson, an elite cyclist who allegedly had a romantic relationship with Colin Strickland, identified as Armstrong’s boyfriend.
Investigators believe that Armstrong murdered Wilson because she suspected Wilson was having an affair with Strickland.
On the day of Wilson’s death, Strickland allegedly lied to Armstrong to conceal that he had gone swimming with Wilson and had dinner with her. He instead claimed that he dropped off flowers for someone and then his phone battery died.
Wilson had been staying at a friend’s home in Austin ahead of a bicycle race in Texas. Her friend found her at the home with multiple gunshot wounds, which police believe were fired by a 9mm handgun.
The newly-released warrant also indicated that Armstrong was found with lacerations under her chin and under her right finger.
As far as the $450,000, arrest warrants state that Strickland gave Armstrong $450,000 as investment capital but asked for it back. Instead of returning it, Strickland fled Texas on May 14.
Armstrong managed to flee with the country and was found with her sister’s passport at a yoga/surfing retreat town in Costa Rica. She’s been extradited back to the U.S. to face murder and related charges.
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[Featured image: Kaitlin Armstrong/US Marshals]
Additional reporting by Jonathan Anderson & KC Wildmoon]