Nairobi — Even earlier than the wound of Agnes Tirop’s heinous homicide begins to dry up, one other feminine athlete has been murdered in Iten, allegedly by her Ethiopian fellow athlete lover, along with her decomposing physique discovered of their rented home.
According to police sources, the athlete, Kenyan-turned Bahraini Damaris Muthee Mutua, was discovered murdered at a rented home Lilies property, Iten, the place she allegedly shared along with her Ethiopian lover.
Police say that Mutua was final seen within the firm of her boyfriend who is alleged to have already fled the nation after the incident.
“We are waiting for the scene of crime unit to process the scene which is a rented house. Even neighbours did not know about the incident because it was the police acting on information received about the killing,” Keiyo North Police boss, Tom Makori instructed the Daily Nation.
He added; “We have every reason to believe the boyfriend is the one who committed the act because he has since fled the country and there is a body in his house.”
According to varied sources, the alleged lover is alleged to have knowledgeable a few of his pals that ‘he had achieved one thing unhealthy’ after fleeing, and that’s after they went to the home solely to search out the athlete’s physique in the home, allegedly with a slit throat.
They in flip alerted the police.
Athletes are in shock following the incident. “So unbelievable that you are no more. End GBV,” a number of world champion Hellen Obiri captioned a photograph with the late Muthee which she posted on her social media.
During an Athletics Kenya tour of a number of athletics camps final 12 months, feminine runners disclosed the rising menace of Gender Based Violence, most complaining of abusive and manipulative relationships.