– The U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force assisting with the
fugitive investigation of an Austin woman wanted for a homicide that
occurred May 11 in the 1700 block of Maple Avenue has learned through
its investigation that the suspect may have fled to New York days after
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, was at
the Austin International Bergstrom Airport on May 14 at approximately
12:30 p.m. She boarded Flight #WN2262 from ABIA to Houston Hobby Airport
and then boarded a connecting Southwest Airlines Flight #WN30 to New
York LaGuardia Airport.
Austin police issued a homicide warrant May 17
for Armstrong, who is suspected of killing Anna Moriah Wilson, 25, a
Vermont native and world class cyclist, who was in Austin for a race.
responding to a call at the East Austin residence discovered Wilson
bleeding and unconscious from multiple gunshot wounds. They performed
CPR on her, but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Austin Police Department requested assistance
from the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force – Austin Division to locate and
apprehend Armstrong, who is an Austin resident. Members of the Lone Star
Fugitive Task Force are actively conducting a fugitive investigation and
pursuing leads on the whereabouts of Armstrong.
Armstrong is white, stands 5 feet 8 inches and
weighs approximately 125 pounds. She has light brown long, curly hair
and hazel eyes and was last seen on surveillance video wearing a blue
denim jacket, black shirt with a pink design on the chest, white jeans,
black and white tennis shoes, a black COVID mask, and a possible yoga
mat carrier on her shoulders.
Anyone with information on Armstrong’s
whereabouts is urged to contact the U.S. Marshals Service Communications
Center at 1-800-336-0102 or submit a
tip using the USMS Tips app.
Tips may also be sent to the Capital Area Crime
Stoppers at 1-800-893-8477.Media wishing to arrange an interview with Susan Pamerleau, the U.S.
Marshal for the Western District of Texas regarding this investigation
can contact Deputy U.S. Marshal Brandon Filla at
Members of the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force in Austin:
Austin Police Department-Tactical
Georgetown and Round Rock Police Department’s
Travis, Caldwell, Hays, Williamson, and
Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office’s
Texas Attorney General’s Office
Texas Department of Criminal Justice OIG
Texas Department of Public Safety
U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement
U.S. DHS/Homeland Security Investigations.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency