Police in Iten are looking for Ethiopian man who is suspected to have murdered a Kenyan born turned Bahrain athlete in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County.
The alleged killer Eskinder Hailemaryam Folie alias Koki Tufa Folie, the boyfriend of the long distance runner Damaris Muthee Mutua is on the run. On Tuesday evening, the decomposing body of Mutua was found in her boyfriend’s house at Lilies Estate.
The above and below photos were retrieved from his social media handle facebook, and it is believed that he has been Mutua’s boyfriend since 2014. This has surfaced after thorough research by our able team who traced his name and many of his photos that included Mutua’s on his timeline.
Keiyo North police boss Tom Makori was informed of the death by fellow athletes and he said preliminary investigations indicate the victim, who was killed some days ago had visited her Ethiopian boy friend who resides almost a kilometer from Iten police station.
This heinous act comes after the murder of former world record holder and two-time world championship bronze medalist, Agnes Tirop who was found dead at her Iten home in October last year.