The late Kenei was found dead, killed by a single bullet. Investigations are ongoing into the circumstances leading to his demise. Widow Judith Yegon has eulogised her late husband Kipyegon Kenei as a dedicated father to their children. She described him as a "handsome warrior who had a deep sense of fashion and humour". Yegon attended the funeral of her husband in Nakuru on Saturday, a ceremony attended by Deputy President William Ruto.