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Slain Kenyan Olympian Agnes Tirop buried in her home village, on her birthday

By Reuters
25 October 2021   |   2:54 pm
Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop, a rising star in Kenya's athletics scene, was buried on Saturday (October 23) at a funeral attended by more than 1,000 people. Tirop was found stabbed to death in her home in the Rift Valley town of Iten on October 13, in an incident that has shone the spotlight on violence against women in Kenya. Her funeral was held on the day she would have turned 26, the Vicar presiding over her funeral service noted.