Edwin Chiloba.
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A court in Eldoret has freed four suspects linked to the murder of LGBTQ activist Edwin Kiprotich Kiptoo alias Chiloba.

Senior Principal Richard Odenyo however directed that prime suspect Jacktone Odhiambo face murder charges at the High Court.

Bodybuilder Dennis Litali was freed completely freed while three other suspects will report to the police every month for three months.

Odhiambo was immediately taken to the High Court to face murder charges.

The prosecution said it had no evidence to charge the four leading to their releaseThey have been in custody for 21 days for investigations.

Odenyi had early this month granted the DCI 21 days to hold the suspects to facilitate the completion of investigations.

The victim he said lived in house no B11 located at Nobler Breeze apartment Mloben sub-county.the suspects were arrested on 7 and Police have completed investigations into the murder leading to the charges against Odhiambo.

Chiloba was found murdered and his body was stashed in a metal box that was dumped at Hurlingham village near Kipkaren on January 3rd, 2023.