Kaitlin Armstrong pleads ‘not guilty’ to charge of first-degree murder of Moriah Wilson

Armstrong was captured in Costa Rica after more than 40 days on the run from US authorities following murder of gravel cycling star

Kaitlin Armstrong
(Image credit: U.S. Marshals Office/Austin City Police Department)

Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, the woman formally charged with the first-degree murder of elite cyclist Moriah Wilson has pleaded ‘not guilty’ in a Texas court

Numerous U.S. authorities including the U.S. Marshals Office of International Operations, Homeland Security Investigations, the Department of State Diplomatic Security Service worked with Costa Rican authorities to locate and arrest Armstrong after she fled to Costa Rica after the incident. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

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