Bermuda Marathon Champion Killed In Kenya

January 27, 2018 | 8 Comments

Kenyan police have launched a murder probe after Richard Tirop Kessio — – a three time Bermuda Marathon Champion — and his friend were killed, according to a report from Citizen Digital.

The story said, “Police in Eldoret have launched a murder probe after Richard Tirop Kessio – a road running specialist – and his friend were killed in a cold-blooded attack.

Richard Tirop Kessio, won three three Bermuda Marathon titles between 2010 and 2014.

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“According to area residents Tirop who is a three-time Bermuda Marathon winner was in the company of his friend Mathew Kimutai Kemboi at a local pub before leaving for home at midnight.

“The athlete once named as one of the “2014 Masters Long Distance Runners” by Running Times was predominantly based in the USA before returning to Kipkorgot in 2015.”

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  1. mixitup says:

    How Horrible! My condolences go to his fanily and friends…

    On another note, the dog that was drowned off Northshore received more comments of sympathy, I wonder why?

    • No consultation necessary says:

      More than likely be cause it happened to a non-bermudian outside of bermuda.

      But I see what you’re doing. Carry on.

      Either way RIP sir.

    • Real Deal says:

      Well i feel what you are saying but we cant do much about what happen over there but over here is a different story. There is a horrible world out there outside of Bermuda. Bermuda is blessed not to see the likes of those horrors.
      If you use the internet you can get a glimpses into those horrors
      As long as we don’t change our culture we should be protected.
      I am an run as well. I wish his family well.

      • bdaboy says:

        ” There is a horrible world out there outside of Bermuda. ”

        take your rose coloured glasses off and look around….horrible is right in your backyard.

        ” Bermuda is blessed not to see the likes of those horrors.”

        You live under a rock? or, you’re just stupid.

        “If you use the internet you can get a glimpses into those horrors”

        If you use the internet…lol, you realise, you’re posting this on the internet?

  2. Ok says:

    Africa is not a joke….RIP brother…we living in a crazy world

  3. swing voter says:

    tragic …. success wealth and fame should not end like that

  4. Kessio says:

    Rest in peace Bro. We all loved you.

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