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Fugitive TexasMurder Suspect Caitlin Armstrongis Costa Rica more than six weeks after Austin police obtained a murder warrant for the death of professional cyclist Anna Moria "Moh" Wilson. Was arrested in.
The US Marshals Service released her bust 43 days after Manhunt on Thursday morning, stating that she was captured on Wednesday.
Costa Rican authorities have assisted US law enforcement agencies in pursuing Armstrong to a hostel in Santa Teresa Beach, Puntarenas, the Marshal said. Officials said she used an "illegal passport" to fly from Newark, NJ to San Jose, Costa Rica on May 18. The investigation likely played an important role in her capture after 43 days of execution. " "This is an example of combining the resources of local, state, federal, and international authorities to arrest a violent fugitive, end the fugitive, and preferably bring a sense of closure to the victim's family."
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Left: Post-race victim Moria "Moo" Wilson. Right: A photo of Caitlin Armstrong released by the US Marshals Service. (Wilson Family / US Marshals Service)
Armstrong is accused of murder and illegal escape in the United States to face justice Is expected to be deported. ..
Austin police found Wilson (25,) scattered with gunshot woundsat her friend's house around 10 pm. On May 11th, a California resident competed at night with one of the country's top professional cyclists and another professional cyclist, Collins Trickland, whom police described as Armstrong's boyfriend. I was visiting Texas before the meeting.
According to investigators, Armstrong's SUV appeared in an outdoor surveillance video shortly after Strickland dropped Wilson that night.
Hometown of Caitlin Armstrong and Colin, Austin, Texas Strick Run Drive. (Fox News Digital / Michael Ruiz)
A 34-year-old yoga teacher was questioned and released on May 12. Murder warrant. By that time, she had already flown from Texas to New York, and police say she arrived at LaGuardia Airport on May 14.
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That same day, an anonymous caller told Austin police that Armstrong had recently obtained a handgun. A few months ago, according to Tarekomi, she was furious after she learned that Strickland was involved in a romantic relationship with Wilson. Police said one of the two 9 mm pistols recovered at Strickland's home was "important for the investigation." According to her arrest warrant, Armstrong also lived there.
Surveillance video at the airport after fleeing Texas Shows Armstrong at. (US Marshals Service)
According to a man who told Fox News Digital that she saw her, she visited a campsite about 120 miles away. There is a possibility. Everything exploded.
After that, her last place was on May 18th at Newark International Airport in New Jersey, about 120 miles from her campsite. Marshal said no record of her departure flight was found in her name.
Moriah "Mo" Wilson, left, Kaitlin Armstrong. (Wilson Family / US Marshals Service)
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According to authorities, Armstrong is a former real estate investor and may have a large amount of cash.
Utah-based private detective Jason Jensen, who is tracking the incident, said Fox Armstrong may be using her sister's identity.told News Digital. The day before Caitlin Armstrong was seen in New Jersey, he said her sister had a New York driver's license.
Colin Strickland is outside Austin, Texas Seen on June 17, 2022.(MEGA)
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Austin police have already recovered thehandgun used to kill Wilsonafter searching the house in Strickland, where Armstrong also lived. Said.
According to Armstrong's warrant, he bought her a pistol earlier this year.
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Michael Ruiz is a FoxNews Digital reporter. Story tips can be sent on email@example.com and Twitter:@mikerreports