Cycling star with Vermont ties shot to death in Texas

Published: May. 16, 2022 at 6:36 AM EDT|Updated: May. 16, 2022 at 12:39 PM EDT
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BURKE, Vt. (WCAX) - A woman who grew up in Vermont was shot and killed in Texas last week.

According to the Austin Police Department in Texas, Anna Moriah Wilson, 25, was killed last Wednesday after being shot multiple times in an apartment.

Police are calling it a homicide and say it was not random. A person of interest has been identified.

Wilson grew up in East Burke and graduated from Burke Mountain Academy.

She was reportedly in the Lone Star State for a bike race.

In a Facebook post, the Burke Mountain Academy says the entire community is devastated to learn of the cyclist’s death.

The entire Burke Mountain Academy community was devastated to learn of the passing of Moriah Wilson ‘14. As a dedicated...

Posted by Burke Mountain Academy on Sunday, May 15, 2022

We are stunned and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Moriah Wilson ’10. At Riverside Moriah was a dedicated...

Posted by The Riverside School on Saturday, May 14, 2022

Police in Texas say this was the 27th homicide this year in Austin.

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