Emmanuel Rotich who is the suspect linked to the killing of athlete Agnes Tirop has been arraigned before an Iten court.
He appeared before senior Principal magistrate Charles Kutwa but didnot take plea.
Prosecutor Judith Ayuma sought 20 more days to hold him in custody so that investigations are completed.
The court granted the orders to have him held in custody.
The suspect will be detained at Eldoret Police Station.
Kutwa also ordered mental assessment be done during the 20-day period.
The case will be mentioned on November 9, 2021 for further orders.