Agnes Tirop

Agnes Tirop, whose lifeless body was found in the bedroom of her house in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet county on October 13, 2021.

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Ibrahim Rotich confessed to killing athlete Tirop, say police

What you need to know:

  • Police say it is clear the suspect had intention to kill her and toxicological analysis would reveal more information.
  • Ms Tirop’s body was found lying in a pool of blood inside her bedroom on Wednesday last week, a day after she was reported missing.

The prime suspect in the murder of two-time world 10,000 metres bronze medalist Agnes Tirop, Ibrahim Emmanuel Rotich, admitted to killing her before he fled her Iten home.

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