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Two Deaths In 2 Days: Death of Another Athlete in Kirinyaga Leaves Netizens Angered

Barely a day after death of Kenya's top athlete and bronze medalist Agnes Tirop, another athlete has been reported death in Kerugoya, Kirinyaga County. Edith Muthoni a 27 year old, is said to have been hacked on the head by youthful man suspected to be her boyfriend two days ago at Kianjege East village. The man who has been identified as Kennedy Nyamu is belived to have committed the crime following domestic dispute.

The suspect said to have been in relationship with the deceased for 3years.

Agnes Tirop and Edith Muthoni are now in the of Kenyan top athletes who have been murdered in unclear circumstances. This is a huge blow to the NOCK as they have been forced to suspend their activities in the search for a long term solution.

The Netizens have been angered by the two transpiring events and now want the government to find a long lasting solution to this menace. Some had the following to say:

Alice Juma~ I don't understand what is happening to our athletes, very sad

Rop Victor~ So sad loosing two athletes in a span of two days, just because of 'crime of passion' some interventions needed.

Olekimz Dan Korir~ Breaking news always on murder cases. What is wrong with these killers? Government should give all athletes bodyguards.

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Agnes Tirop Edith Muthoni Kennedy Nyamu Kenya Kirinyaga County

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