'Not one witness saw Kaitlin Armstrong allegedly commit this murder' - opening statements given in Kaitlin Armstrong trial

Armstrong's defense hinges on the lack of video surveillance footage showing the murder

Defense Attorney Rick Cofer and Defendant Kaitlin Armstrong
Defense Attorney Rick Cofer and defendant Kaitlin Armstrong
(Image credit: Screengrab from KXAN's livestream)

Opening statements in the trial of Kaitlin Armstrong, who allegedly murdered elite cyclist Moriah Wilson in 2022, were made in Austin, Texas, this morning.

While a gag order is in place prohibiting anyone involved in the case to speak about the trial, media cameras were allowed into the court room today to capture the opening statements, which were livestreamed. 

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Kristin Jenny
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Kristin Jenny is an elite triathlete based near Boulder, Colorado. Although most of her time is spent in aerobars somewhere in the mountains, she finds time to enjoy eating decadent desserts, hiking with her husband and dog, and a good true crime podcast.