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Yoga teacher told friend she was going to KILL pro-cyclist for having affair with her boyfriend

A Texas yoga teacher being hunted by cops over claims she murdered her boyfriend’s skilled bike owner secret lover threatened to kill the sufferer earlier than finishing up her risk, it’s claimed. 

A police tipster, who didn’t need to be recognized, told police that yogi Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, flew right into a rage on discovering bike owner boyfriend Colin Strickland’s romance with fellow bike owner Moriah Wilson in January 2022.

That tipster received in touch with cops three days after Wilson was murdered on May 11 whereas attending a biking contest in Austin. Armstrong was subsequently questioned by cops after the killing, and freed. She is now lacking.

 They stated: ‘The caller suggested she was with Armstrong in January 2022. The caller suggested Armstrong had simply found Strickland was having a romantic relationship with Wilson although Armstrong and Strickland have been nonetheless courting.

‘The caller suggested Armstrong grew to become livid and was shaking with anger. Armstrong told the caller Armstrong was so offended Armstrong wished to kill Wilson.’

The affidavit added that ‘Armstrong then proceeded to inform the caller Armstrong had both not too long ago bought a firearm or was going to.’

Wilson, the murdered bike owner, and Strickland are stated to have connected final fall when Armstrong and Strickland cut up, earlier than getting again collectively.

Armstrong discovered concerning the fling in January, however cops now imagine the affair could have continued. On the night time of her loss of life, Wilson had a secret pool date with Strickland after he lied to his girlfriend about dropping off flowers to a friend, it’s claimed. 

Armstrong is alleged to have discovered about that pool date, and is accused of capturing Wilson shortly after. The alleged killer’s black Jeep was filmed within the neighborhood of the home the place Wilson was killed across the similar time she was murdered.

Yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, told a tipster that she 'was so angry [she] wanted to kill [pro-cyclist Moriah] Wilson' (pictured)

 Yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, told a tipster that she ‘was so offended [she] wished to kill [pro-cyclist Moriah] Wilson’ (pictured) 

Meanwhile, Armstrong is alleged to have blocked Wilson from contacting her boyfriend on his cellphone. That is alleged to have prompted him to retailer her beneath one other identify so he might contact her secretly. 

Around the time the couple noticed Wilson, 25, at an occasion in January 2022 and the opposite lady had reportedly texted Strickland asking: “Hey! Sooo would like to talk to you at some point. Had originally texted you on Friday but appears my texts aren’t going through again. This weekend was strange for me and I just want to know what’s going on. If you just want to be friends (seems to be the case) then that’s cool, but I’d like to talk about it cause honestly my mind has been going circles and don’t know what to think.’ 

Colin Strickland, 35, replied: ‘Hey Mo- feel very shitty for putting you in position where you don’t feel comfortable. Kaitlin came along the go to meeting about the sprinter/spartan hotel project. In hindsight, this was not good idea.’ 

Wilson reportedly believed her and Strickland were still in a relationship at this point. 

After Armstrong discovered their fling, she reportedly contacted Wilson several times and had even called her to tell her ‘she was the one who was dating Strickland.’ 

Her boyfriend later changed Wilson’s name in his phone, so that his girlfriend would not know who he was chatting with ‘so they could continue their relationship,’ and that Armstrong had blocked his lover’s number on his phone. He also reported ‘deleted’ messages in his phone so she wouldn’t find them, as well. 

The unidentified friend said Strickland and Wilson had an ‘on-again off-again’ relationship and had met several times and that Armstrong had recently begun following the cyclist on Instagram. 

Yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong has not been seen since May 13 after allegedly murdering Wilson in an apartment in Austin, Texas

Armstrong's boyfriend Colin Strickland (pictured), also a professional cyclist, had a brief romantic relationship with Wilson in October when he and his girlfriend of three years were on a break

Yoga teacher Kaitlin Armstrong has not been seen since May 13 after allegedly murdering Wilson in an apartment in Austin, Texas. Police believe she may have murdered Wilson in a fit of jealous rage after discovering the pro cyclist briefly dated her boyfriend,  Colin Strickland

On the day of Wilson’s murder, the cyclist reportedly told her friend Caitlin Cash – who called 911 –  she was ‘going to meet up with friend named Colin to go swimming’ at Austin’s famed Deep Eddy pool. Cash left the residence around 5.30pm and when she returned, she noticed the door was unlocked and observed Wilson ‘lying on the bathroom floor covered in blood and no one else was inside.’

Cash said her door requires a ‘unique code’ to open and said she had received a notification that the code was used around 5.55pm, showing that the door was locked – indicating that Wilson had left to go swimming, the affidavit said. She said she received another notification around 8.30pm, indicating Wilson had returned. 

She said the password had recently been changed and her and Wilson were the only two who knew it. 

Strickland told police he dropped Wilson off around 8.45pm and had stopped in an alleyway to text Armstrong: ‘”Hey! Are you out? Went to drop some flowers for Alison at her sons home up north and my cellphone died. Heading residence except you will have one other meals suggestion.’ 

‘Strickland had lied about his whereabouts to Armstrong to cover he was with Wilson all through the night,’ the affidavit stated. 

Wilson and Strickland remaind friends after their breif romantic relationship and went for a swim at this Austin municipal pool, Deep Eddy, on the day of the murder

Wilson and Strickland remaind mates after their breif romantic relationship and went for a swim at this Austin municipal pool, Deep Eddy, on the day of the homicide

Armstrong’s Jeep was seen driving by the residence Wilson was staying at shortly after and had appeared to ‘cease.’ During an interview with police, Armstrong didn’t deny that her car was within the space on the time, however ‘had no rationalization as to why it was in there.’ 

When the yoga teacher was questioned about her boyfriend’s affair, she reportedly ‘rolled her eyes in an offended method.’ When authorities requested if she was ‘upset’ and ‘simply within the space,’ Armstrong reportedly nodded her head and admitted it ‘did not look good,’ the affidavit learn. 

Recently launched video footage reveals a fugitive yoga teacher’s automotive drive previous the love rival’s home across the similar time the lady was shot lifeless inside. 

Armstrong’s black Jeep Grand Cherokee was pictured driving previous the home in Austin on May 11, the place Wilson was staying with a friend.

Wilson was shot lifeless contained in the property across the similar time, whereas visiting from San Francisco for an upcoming race, Fox7 reported. 

Shortly after being questioned concerning the whereabouts of her automotive, she requested to go away the interview and police stated she was ‘very nonetheless’ all through the entire thing. She has since disappeared. 

On May 17, the firearm positioned at Strickland’s residence was ‘take a look at fired’ and police have decided it had important potential’ that that gun might have been used within the crime. 

Police now suppose the invention of that relationship had brought about Armstrong to snap and studying they went swimming could have pushed Armstrong to kill.

Investigators are additionally probing whether or not train app Strava led Armstrong to Wilson’s location. It is utilized by runners and cyclists to share train routes, and Wilson’s profile – which has now been deleted – was publicly seen. 

During Wilson and Strickland's secret meet-up, Armstrong's 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee was spotted driving outside the home of Wilson's friend, where the cyclist was staying at

During Wilson and Strickland’s secret meet-up, Armstrong’s 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee was noticed driving exterior the house of Wilson’s friend, the place the bike owner was staying at

The car was spotted again that night after Strickland dropped off Wilson

The automotive was noticed once more that night time after Strickland dropped off Wilson

Armstrong could've been tracking Wilson through her Strava account. Although now deleted, the fitness tracking app was recording Wilson up to the day of her murder

Armstrong might’ve been monitoring Wilson by her Strava account. Although now deleted, the health monitoring app was recording Wilson up to the day of her homicide 

She uploaded a cycle route starting and ending on the Austin property the place she was staying on May 11, the date of her loss of life, disclosing her location.

Armstrong, who’s now being sought by the FBI after being charged with Wilson’s first-degree homicide, additionally makes use of Strava. 

Her profile has not too long ago been modified from public to personal, though it is unclear if she made that change herself. 

Wilson and Strickland had dated for per week throughout a time when Strickland and Armstrong have been on break final year, however the cyclists remained mates and went out for dinner at Pool Burger earlier than Strickland dropped her off at 8.30pm at a friend’s residence in East Austin. 

Armstrong didn’t arrive again on the home she shared with Strickland till 9.20pm, he told police. 

On the day of the tour, a Ring digicam captured the second Armstrong’s black 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokkee was seen driving by the friend’s residence within the night, and shortly after Strickland dropped off Wilson. 

Moments after the automotive was noticed, Wilson’s friend got here residence to discover the bike owner lifeless with a number of gunshot wounds. 

An arrest warrant has been issued for Armstrong, who stays on the run and has deleted all her social media accounts. 

The two then stopped by the Pool Burger (pictured) restaurant for dinner

The two then stopped by the Pool Burger (pictured) restaurant for dinner

Strickland and Armstrong received again collectively shortly after his fling with Wilson however his girlfriend solely discovered concerning the one-week dalliance in January. 

Strickland told police that he bought two 9mm handguns for him and Armstrong round this time. 

Strickland told detectives that Armstrong the place he was meeting up with Wilson or the place she was staying, however Armstrong could have been in a position to deduce the placement by the Strava health app. 

The app, utilized by bike owner and runners to observe their progress and add video and pictures of their routines, was monitoring Wilson’s progress on the day of the homicide as she uploaded a trip that started and ended on the East Austin residence she was staying at. 

Armstrong was charged on Friday with Wilson's murder, and is now on the run

Armstrong was charged on Friday with Wilson’s homicide, and is now on the run

Wilson was a star in the cycling word dubbed 'the winningest woman in America'

Wilson was a star within the biking phrase dubbed ‘the winningest lady in America’

The solely factor lacking from her room was her bike, which investigators stated they present in a bamboo thicket greater than 60 toes from the home. 

Strickland on Friday issued an announcement, and insisted his relationship with Wilson was ‘platonic {and professional}.’

He wrote: ‘There is not any approach to adequately categorical the remorse and torture I really feel about my proximity to this horrible crime.’ 

He stated he was cooperating totally with the police.

‘I admired her tremendously, and regarded her a detailed friend,’ he wrote. ‘I’m deeply grieving her loss.’

Wilson was seen as a rising star within the sport. 

She had simply turned skilled, leaving her job at California-based bike company Specialized, and weeks earlier than had taken the primary lead for elite ladies within the Life Time Grand Prix off-road collection. 

She had a busy season of racing forward of her, with competitions throughout the United States and in East Africa.

Wilson grew up in East Burke, Vermont. 

Her father, Eric Wilson, was within the U.S. ski group, whereas her aunt, Laura, competed within the Olympics as a cross-country ski racer.

In an announcement, her household stated: ‘While the tragic lack of Moriah is unfathomable, on the similar time we wish everybody to be a part of us in celebrating her life, accomplishments, and love for others. 

‘Always pushing tirelessly to attain her objectives, we knew she was pursuing that which she beloved. We will miss her terribly and know that every one mourn her with us.’

The household has began a GoFundMe web page with the objective of elevating $100,000 to ‘to assist fund group organizations that assist youth discover self-confidence, power, and pleasure by biking, snowboarding, and different actions that Moriah was keen about.’ 

She skied competitively all through her youth, persevering with to compete at Dartmouth College, the place she additionally performed soccer. 

She graduated with a level in engineering.

‘Moriah Wilson was all gentle and laughter,’ stated Rebecca Rusch, mountain bike and gravel hall-of-famer.

‘She was proficient, clever, light, quick, targeted, and swish. 

‘She had a poise and internal power that’s so uncommon in any human, particularly one as younger as 25. 

‘There was a bubble of positivity and pleasure round her, and all of us wished to be in her bubble.’

Wilson was described by her fellow cyclists as being 'all light and laughter'

Wilson was described by her fellow cyclists as being ‘all gentle and laughter’

Lauren De Crescenzo, winner of Unbound Gravel, stated Wilson was a fierce competitor, and ‘all the time sort, humble and good to be round.’

She stated: ‘I want I had gotten to know you higher off the bike. We solely spoke a couple of instances, however you have been all the time sort, humble and good to be round. 

‘I knew you as a fierce competitor on the bike, all the time pushing our sport to new heights. Thank you for pushing us all to be higher. I’ve had the deepest admiration for you this season.’

Ted King, former professional street racer and gravel contender, additionally from Vermont, stated: ‘It’s inconceivable to take in the information of the previous few days. Immeasurable heartbreak with glimmers of happiness having had the privilege to get to know Mo.’ 

He added: ‘She’s already stamped her identify on the game however I really feel like I’ve spent the previous two months bragging about meeting her, telling folks about how excessive her career will go, and that she’s from Vermont.’

Her dad and mom, Eric and Karen, thanked the biking group for their help.

‘While the tragic lack of Moriah is unfathomable, on the similar time, we wish everybody to be a part of us in celebrating her life, accomplishments, and love for others,’ they stated in an announcement. 

‘Always pushing tirelessly to attain her objectives, we knew she was pursuing that which she beloved. We will miss her terribly and know that every one mourn her with us.

‘We know that Moriah would need the occasion to stick with it for her compatriots to take a look at their limits, as she would have been alongside her mates on the race course. 

‘We hope everybody feels her ardour and help as they chase their very own desires. Her spirit will likely be there with you all, whereas coaching and on each race day.’

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