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Tirop's Suspected Killer Goes Into Hiding as Uhuru Orders Speedy Investigations

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President Uhuru Kenyatta who has called for the speedy and thorough investigations into the killing of the Kenyan Olympian champion. The man suspected to have killed the athlete known as Agnes Tirop has since run into hiding.

The sad news of Tirop's death got the attention of the head of state who expressed his condolences to the family of Tirop.

Police have since launched a Manhunt for the husband to the world bronze medalist who was found dead today at her home in unclear circumstances.

Family, friends, fellow athletes and curious onlookers arrived at her home after the news of her death. According to police, Tirop's family had filed a missing persons report at the Iten police station on Tuesday and had launched investigations before receiving new reports from the husband's family claiming that hey had received an alarming phone call from their son.

Those close to her say she had seemed anxious in their last interactions. The athlete allegedly had differences with her husband and had even relocated to her training camp before returning to her house last weekend. Her family was shocked today to learn of her sudden death.

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