Kaitlin Armstrong pleads not guilty to murder

Kaitlin Armstrong
(Image credit: City of Austin Police Department (APD))

Kaitlin Armstrong, who is facing first degree murder charges in connection with the shooting death of cyclist Moriah Wilson, pleaded not guilty in a court appearance in Austin on Wednesday with her attorney requesting a speedy trial, according to local media reports.  

Wednesday’s pre-trial hearing in the Austin courtroom marked Armstrong’s first court appearance on the charge, with the judge setting the docket call for the case for Oct. 19, with a jury trial the week after, said a report in local NBC affiliate KXAN.

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Simone Giuliani
Australia Editor

Simone is a degree-qualified journalist that has accumulated decades of wide-ranging experience while working across a variety of leading media organisations. She joined Cyclingnews as a Production Editor at the start of the 2021 season and has now moved into the role of Australia Editor. Previously she worked as a freelance writer, Australian Editor at Ella CyclingTips and as a correspondent for Reuters and Bloomberg. Cycling was initially purely a leisure pursuit for Simone, who started out as a business journalist, but in 2015 her career focus also shifted to the sport.