Kaitlin Armstrong tried to escape custody ahead of trial for murder of cyclist Mo Wilson

Armstrong attempted escape ahead of her trial for the murder of elite cyclist Mo Wilson

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

Kaitlin Armstrong -  the woman formally charged with the first-degree murder of elite cyclist Moriah Wilson - has attempted to escape custody ahead of her trial on October 30.

The 35-year-old made an attempt to escape on Wednesday morning, according to a report from US media outlet KXAN.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.