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Tirop Burial Plans: Slain Olympian Agnes Tirop To Be Buried On Saturday, October 23rd

The Slain Olympian Agnes Tirop will be buried on Saturday, October 23rd, at her parents' home in Chesunet village, Nandi county.

Her burial organising committee consisting of her family members,representatives of athletics Kenya together with the Nandi county government has set aside Kshs5 million for her funeral service.

Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, was found dead on Wednesday in the western town of Iten, a training centre for senior athletes.

The latest report comes only few days after the prime suspect into her murder was nabbed.

Authorities said he was cornered on Thursday as he was attempting to flee to the neighbouring country to evade police arrest.

Prior to his arrest Mr Rotich rammed his getaway car into a lorry, as he desperately fled from police dragnet.

On Thursday, Athletics Kenya the sport's chairing body in Kenya, halted all athletics competitions for 14 days as a sign of respect for the late 5000m race World marathon holder.

Tirop was already a rising international track and field star, having recently smashed the women-only 10km record in Germany last month. 

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