The United States State Department has vowed to help investigate the brutal killing of fashion designer and LGBTQ rights activist Edwin Kiprotich Kiptoo well known as Edwin Chiloba.During a press briefing on Tuesday, United States Department of State spokesman Ned Price affirmed that the President Joe Biden-led administration will offer any assistance needed to ensure justice is delivered.
Eldoret Senior Principal Magistrate Richard Odenyo on Monday granted detectives 21 days to detain five suspects linked to the murder of the fashion designer and gay rights activist whose decomposing body stashed in a metallic box was dumped along the Kipkenyo – Kaptinga road, in Kapsaret, Uasin Gishu County.The five suspects are Mr Jacktone Odhiambo, Mr Dennis Litali and three minors. Mr Price said the American government was saddened over Chiloba’s murder.
In the last week, activists and human rights organizations have condemned the brutal murder of the model and called for an immediate probe into his linked to his murder. They will remain in custody for 21 more days as authorities complete investigations.
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