The body of LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba was on Tuesday transported from the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital morgue in Eldoret ahead of burial.
Chiloba's friends and family gathered at the morgue to collect the body.
He will be buried at Sergoit village home in Elgeyo Marakwet county.
Chiloba was murdered, his body stashed in a metallic box and later dumped along the Kipenyo-Kaptinga road, in Kapsaret, Uasin Gishu.
Five suspects have been detained as part of a probe into the alleged murder.
Senior principal magistrate Richard Odenyo granted the police 21 days to hold the suspects to facilitate the completion of investigations.