In Kerugoya County, the young woman was fatally shot in the head. Stopped the comrade who allegedly committed femicide at the end of a quarrel
On the same day as the death of one of Kenya’s best athletes, Agnes Tirop, another athlete was found dead in the country, precisely in Kirinyaga County. Kerugoya police arrested a young man on charges of killing his girlfriend, Edith Muthoni, 27, on Tuesday night. Kennedy Nyamu was accused of killing the girl by hitting her in the head after a domestic dispute.
Athlete and scout
According to Muthoni’s sister, Jane Nyawira King’uru, Edith was allegedly attacked after picking up her boyfriend’s phone. “She and her boyfriend had been together for three years. The two had a fight over Nyamu’s phone on the night of the murder,” Nyawira stressed. Muthoni was famous for having good times in local marathons. He also served as a community scout for the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) in Embu County. Taken to the hospital, she died shortly after.
Tirop murder, husband arrested
The news about Tirop’s murder is that her husband was arrested in Changamwe, Mombasa, Kenya. According to a police note, cited by local media, the man was driving a car when he was arrested. Tirop, 25, was part of the team that represented Kenya at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics where he competed in the 5,000 meters, finishing fourth.
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