Hunt for murder suspect Kaitlin Armstrong now a ‘major case’

The hunt for love-triangle homicide suspect Kaitlin Armstrong has been upgraded to a “main case” — with no less than 70 ideas pouring in in regards to the fugitive who fled to New York after being “mistakenly launched” from custody in Texas, in keeping with investigators.

The US Marshals upgraded the hunt this week whereas providing a $5,000 reward for assist nabbing Armstong, a 34-year-old Vermont yoga trainer accused of gunning down love rival Anna Moriah Wilson, 25, in Austin, Texas, final month.

Surveillance footage had captured her SUV parked outdoors the residence the place Wilson, knowledgeable bicycle owner, was then discovered with a number of gunshots in an Austin residence Might 11, a search warrant exhibits.

Moriah Wilson.
Kaitlin Armstrong allegedly fatally shot Moriah Wilson in Austin, Texas, final month.
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She had additionally “made prior statements expressing a need to kill Wilson,” who as soon as dated Armstrong’s bicycle owner boyfriend, Colin Strickland, in keeping with the warrant.

She was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant from 2018 — one for skipping out on paying $650 for Botox at Travis County spa, Fox 7 previously revealed.

However throughout questioning in regards to the taking pictures final month, she “wouldn’t verify or deny being within the space of the homicide and rapidly terminated the interview,” Austin Murder Det. Richard Spitler told Fox News Digital.

Colin Strickland.
Moriah Wilson reportedly as soon as dated Kaitlin Armstrong’s boyfriend, Colin Strickland.
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“She was then mistakenly launched from custody” as a result of her date of start within the division’s report administration system didn’t match the one on the warrant, the detective stated.

Investigators initially stated they misplaced hint of Armstrong after she flew to New York’s LaGuardia Airport on the afternoon of Might 14. 

Nevertheless, on Monday they revealed that she was later dropped off at Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport on Might 18 — the day after Austin cops bought the warrant for her arrest. No flights seem to have been booked below her identify, investigators stated.

A car that appeared to be Kaitlin Armstrong's was caught on security footage.
Surveillance footage had captured Kaitlin Armstrong’s SUV parked outdoors the residence the place Moriah Wilson was discovered useless.

Since then, no less than 70 ideas have been referred to as in, some offering “instrumental worth” within the investigation, Deputy US Marshal and Western District of Texas spokesperson Brandon Filla advised Fox Information Digital.

“Kaitlin is on the market watching this, listening to this or studying this data,” Filla advised the outlet. “She must give up to regulation enforcement.” 

The “main case” improve will give entry to “lots of manpower and cash and state-of-the-art tools,” Lenny DePaul, a retired commander of the marshall’s fugitive job power in New York and New Jersey, advised Fox Information.

Surveillance of Kaitlin Armstrong.
Investigators stated they misplaced hint of Kaitlin Armstrong after she flew to New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Might 14.
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Surveillance of Kaitlin Armstrong.
Kaitlin Armstrong was dropped off at Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport on Might 18.
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“A serious case is afforded cash from our headquarters, funding to assist the oldsters within the discipline with no matter they want – aviation assist, in the event that they want Ok-9 assist,” he stated.

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