Lawyer for Texas yoga teacher accused of murdering lover rival Evidence in the lawsuit against was to be destroyed.
Caitlin Her Armstrong was questioned by Austin Police on May 12 and released. The day after her Jeep was found at her home, professional cyclist Mariah "Moe" Wilson, 25, was shot dead.
Armstrong was then bedridden for 43 days before was arrested in Costa Rica, where she was recovering from plastic surgery.
The 34-year-old murder suspect asked five times to stop May's interrogation, but by the time those requests were granted, she said her arrest warrant was invalid. I believed. The murder suspect, authorities , told Fox News.
In a motion to hear evidence filed Wednesday, the defendant Attorney Rick Cofer claimed that neither the officer had read Armstrong's Miranda Rights. As a result, the attorney said prosecutors must cover up evidence improperly gathered against his clients, reported Austin American-Statesman .
Coffer's allegations reportedly include a transcript of an interview with Armstrong's boyfriend, Colin Strickland, 35, in which he told detectives that he Said his girlfriend was unhappy about cheating on him with Wilson when he broke up with Armstrong. "You know I live in Colin's house?" an interview transcript from Strickland reportedly said. It was really weird.''
On May 14, a tipster told police that Armstrong had told them. She tried to kill her because she was so upset that Wilson fled with Strickland, officials said. claim.
"It is currently unknown whether the caller had or was involved in the murder of Ms. Wilson," the attorney wrote in the motion, according to the paper.
He also argued that "the affidavit completely misunderstands and misrepresents Mr. Strickland's statement that he concocts a theory of jealousy as a presumed motive for the murder," He added that the boyfriend told police directly that he had no idea. Armstrong was the culprit.
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After being released by police, Armstrong flew to New York City and fled upstate,using a fake passportto fly from Newark to Costa Rica. , where she stayed in a hostel and previously taught a yoga class, nearly six weeks after her arrest.
When Armstrong was picked up by U.S. Marshals on Santa Teresa Beach. , she had a bandaged nose, a bruise on her eye, and a receipt for $6,350 for cosmetic surgery.
According to police, Strickland had sneaked in to see her. After walking away, she allegedly shot Wilson dead, the murder weapon being a gun Strickland had purchased for Armstrong to use, he told officials.
Police Armstrong had shot at range before the murders, and had earned nearly half a million dollars before fleeing Austin, according to the sources.
She was found guilty of first-degree murder. He pleaded not guilty.