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Olympian Agnes Jebet Tirop was reportedly stabbed to death in her own home in Iten, Kenya on Oct. 13. She was 25.

The body of the long-distance runner was found in her bed by police responding to a welfare check call from the athlete's father.

Her father reached out to the authorities when he couldn't get in touch with his daughter by phone.

According to police, Tirop sustained multiple stab wounds to her neck and abdomen.

Police are looking for Agnes' husband, who went missing after her death, according to TMZ sources.

The sad news comes just weeks after Tirop set a women's world record at a 10-kilometer race in Germany.

Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya's president, said in a statement:

"It is unsettling, utterly unfortunate and very sad that we've lost a young and promising athlete who, at a young age of 25 years, had brought our country so much glory."

Adidas bosses also paid tribute to the athlete in a statement:

"The Adidas family is deeply saddened by the tragic news about Agnes Jebet Tirop. Agnes was an incredible person, a record-breaking athlete and a beloved member of our family. She will be greatly missed by us all and her legacy will forever live on in our memory."

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A Chicago man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in hammer attacks on two women in 2014 was arrested Wednesday in the fatal stabbing of a bank teller.

The suspect walked into a Chase Bank in the River North neighborhood and stabbed bank teller Jessica Vilaythong, 24, as she spoke with customers.

Witnesses say the man entered the building and spoke briefly with Vilaythong before stabbing her in the neck with "a pretty big knife" on Wednesday.

After the stabbing, the man ran outside and screamed at pedestrians while waving the bloody knife.

Police apprehended the suspect near the bank hours later.

Vilaythong was pronounced dead at a local hospital on Thursday, Dailymail.com reports.

The Chase Bank branch in River North remained closed after the incident.

Chicago police declined to identify the suspect and told NBC5 the investigation is ongoing.

The suspect was previously arrested in 2014 and charged with attacking two 55-year-old women with a hammer as they walked on the lakefront path near Navy Pier.

Both women survived their injuries. However, the suspect was found not guilty by reason of insanity and transferred to a mental health center in 2017.
 

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Atlanta police have charged a suspect in the kidnapping and murder of a 27-year-old bartender.

Atlanta police charged DeMarcus Brinkley with murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and other charges in the death of Mariam Abdulrab.

Abdulrab was seen on surveillance footage being forced into an SUV at gunpoint after arriving at her home in the Chosewood Park neighborhood at 5. a.m. Friday.

The well-liked bartender had just finished working her shift at Revery VR Bar in Midtown Atlanta when she was kidnapped outside her home.

Her body was found four hours later in the area of Lakewood Avenue, according to authorities. A witness called 911 after jotting down the SUV's license plate.

Brinkley, 27, was apprehended by the Georgia State Patrol following a high speed chase that ended when his vehicle crashed into another car on Hill Street in Griffin, Georgia.

He was airlifted to Atlanta's Wellstar Medical Center where his condition is listed as stable.

Two people in the other car were also airlifted to a hospital. Their conditions are unknown.

Brinkley will be transferred to the Fulton County Jail when he is discharged from the hospital, according to AJC.com.

Abdulrab is the second female bartender to die a violent death in Atlanta in the last three weeks.
 
READ ALSO: 911 Audio Casts Suspicion on Katherine Janness’s girlfriend
 
Police have no leads in the brutal stabbing deaths of bartender Katherine Janness, 40, and her dog, Bowie, in Piedmont Park on July 28.

Authorities say the Janess and Abdulrab crimes are unrelated -- as rumors persist of a serial killer on the loose in Atlanta.

Janness' girlfriend, Emma Clark, has since left Atlanta.

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Atlanta police released audio of the 911 call placed by Emma Clark after she found the mutilated body of her life partner, Katherine Janness, in Piedmont Park.

Clark went to look for Janness when the 40-year-old bartender failed to return home after walking their dog, Bowie.

Clark used a mobile app to ping Janness' phone, and she noticed the phone was not moving inside Piedmont Park.

Janness and Bowie were found about 50 yards inside the park after 1 a.m. on July 28.

Atlanta Police released audio to 11Alive News of the 911 call from Clark, who assumed Bowie had been hit by a car.

Then she noticed Janness' body, "maybe 100 feet away" from where Bowie lay dead.

"I ran up to her, I tried to feel for a pulse but it was clear that she was gone," Clark told the 911 dispatcher. "I turned around and I just ran out of the park. It was dark, and I didn't know what was going on. I was terrified and shocked. That's when I called the cops immediately."

But suspicions were raised when Clark seemed to dehumanize Janness during her call to 911.

Speaking to another person at the scene, Clark said, "Did you just see that? That's my f***ing girlfriend."

At another point during the call, Clark told the dispatcher, "Oh my god. Like, she's dead, dead."

Twitter users noted how "calm" Clark sounded, considering the circumstances.

One Twitter user wrote: "ok... did y'all listen to the 911 call from katherine janness's stabbing in piedmont?? why am i suspicious of the gf now."

Atlanta police released photos and videos of six "witnesses" who were in the park that night around the time of Janness' murder.

Police are eager to speak with those witnesses to determine if they saw or heard anything. They are not considered suspects.

At a press conference this week, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms insisted there is no evidence that a serial killer is on the loose in Atlanta.

Listen to the 911 audio below.
 

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Atlanta police canvassed Piedmont Park and the surrounding neighborhood on Saturday for clues into the brutal murder of a 40-year-old woman.

Katherine "Katie" Janness was stabbed and dismembered while walking her dog sometime before midnight Tuesday, July 27, in Midtown Atlanta.

Janness' life partner pinged her phone and found Janness' dismembered remains around 1 a.m. Wednesday, about 100 yards inside the Charles Allen Drive entrance to Piedmont Park.

Janness' dog Bowie was also fatally stabbed. The dog's saliva will be analyzed for DNA to help catch the killer.

Joe Clark, the father of Janness' life partner, told 11Alive's Joe Henke on Thursday, "the dog died protecting Katie."

"There is a monster on the loose in the city of Atlanta," Clark said.

The FBI confirmed on Thursday that it was joining the investigation. Neither the APD nor FBI explained why the feds were involved in a local murder case.

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According to police records obtained by 11Alive, the last murder in Piedmont Park was in May 2009. 43-year-old Patrick Boland was found stabbed to death around 1:30 a.m. on May 28, 2009. His killer was never caught.

Investigators are not ruling out a serial killer on the loose in Atlanta. Janness was the second woman killed in an Atlanta area park in 24 hours.

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Tori Lang, 18, was shot to death inside Yellow River Park in Gwinnett County on Tuesday, July 27. Her body was found under a tree around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. There are no suspects in her murder.
 

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The FBI has joined the investigation into the fatal stabbing and dismemberment of a 40-year-old woman inside Atlanta's Piedmont Park early Wednesday.

Katherine Janness was walking her dog in the park Tuesday evening when she was brutally attacked.

Janness' lesbian partner pinged her phone and located her spouse's body inside the park.

Janness' body parts were found scattered about 100 yards inside the Charles Allen Drive entrance to the park near 10th Street in Midtown just after 1 a.m. Wednesday. Her dog Bowie was also stabbed to death.

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Bowie defended his owner during the vicious attack. FBI agents plan to use DNA from the dog's saliva to identify the killer.

Atlanta police have stepped up foot patrols inside the park since the "gruesome" murder.

Police are trying to determine if Janness' murder was random or targeted because the killer spent time with her body after she died.

Investigators aren't ruling out a serial killer. Janness is the second woman killed at an Atlanta area park in the past week.

Police are asking residents who live on 10th Street near the park to check their security videos.

Janness worked as a bartender for Campagnolo restaurant in Midtown Atlanta.

A $10,000 reward is being offered by Atlanta Crime Stoppers for information on the case.
 

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The City of Atlanta stepped up foot patrols inside Piedmont Park after a woman and her dog were stabbed and dismembered overnight Wednesday.

Katherine Janness, 40, was found stabbed and dismembered near the Charles Allen entrance to Piedmont Park after 1 a.m. Wednesday. Her pitbull Bowie was lying dead beside her.

Janness worked as a bartender for Campagnolo restaurant in Midtown Atlanta. She had just finished dinner at home and was walking her dog when she was brutally attacked.

Janness' lesbian partner pinged her phone and located her spouse's body inside the park.

Police are trying to determine if Janness' murder was random or targeted because the killer spent time with her body after she died.

Police are asking residents who live on 10th Street near the park to check their security videos.

Police aren't ruling out a serial killer after the remains of two bodies were found behind a shopping center in Henry County earlier this month.

Henry County police say the remains belong to two different people. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is trying to identify the remains that were found in a wooded area behind a shopping center in Stockbridge, Georgia on July 7.

A $10,000 reward is being offered by Atlanta Crime Stoppers for information on the case.
 

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The homeless suspect arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Maryland graduate student is being held without bond.

Anat Kimchi, a 31-year-old doctoral candidate, was stabbed by Tony Robinson in the Loop over the weekend.

Kimchi was known for attempting to prove the justice system was "racist" against Blacks.

She was walking in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive about 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, when a man approached and stabbed her in the back, police say.

Kimchi was pronounced dead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Saturday.

Robinso, 41, was taken into custody Thursday, June 24, Chicago police announced.

Police said Robinson is believed to be the same individual who struck two women with rocks on June 10 and June 13. Both women were treated for head lacerations.

Kimchi wrote a paper published in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology in 2019 attempting to prove the justice system in America was racist against "young black offenders" and black drug offenders."

The Israeli-born grad student was working on her doctoral degree in criminology and criminal justice. Her family said she was in Chicago visiting friends when she was killed.

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Los Angeles authorities identified a woman and her brother who were fatally stabbed in full view of witnesses during a Zoom call.

The LA Sheriff's Department said Carol Brown, 67, was on a Zoom call meeting at her Altadena home on Monday, March 22, when she was attacked.

Faculty members at Pasadena City College witnessed the attack on Zoom and called the police.

Authorities responded to the address and found a Black male stabbed multiple times in the driveway. He was later identified as Brown's brother, Kenneth Preston, 69.

Police also located Brown deceased inside the home on N. Marengo Avenue in Altadena. Brown and Preston shared the home.

Brown was a faculty member at Pasadena City College for over 14 years, according to her LinkedIn.

Police were still processing the crime scene when Brown's son arrived "driving one of the victim's vehicles."

Robert Cotton, 32, told police he was a resident of the home. He was arrested at the scene after a brief struggle (see video below).

Cotton is being held in jail on $4 million bail. Police do not have a motive for the crimes.

"This is a horrific case in which the mother's work colleagues witnessed part of the attack while on a Zoom call and called the authorities," District Attorney George Gascón said in a news release.
 

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A 14-year-old Michigan girl who allegedly stabbed her grandmother to death in her bedroom won't be charged as an adult.

Police say Cynthia Mosby, a 65-year-old nurse, was stabbed multiple times on Sunday, Feb. 21, and left for her son to find the following day.

Mosby's son called 911 after he found his mother lying face down on the bedroom floor of her home in Canton Township. The suspect wasn't at home when police arrived. Mosby was the girl's sole guardian, authorities said.

The suspect's father, who lived in the home with his mother and daughter, said the girl probably snapped because Mosby pushed her to focus on her studies.

After the murder, the teen fled about 25 miles away to a motel in Southgate, where she checked in using her late grandmother's credit card.

Police located the girl at the motel with a young man on Monday, Feb. 22, the day after the murder.

The male was not charged. Police believe the murder was premeditated.

The teen was arraigned Saturday morning on both first and second-degree murder, 10 News reported.

The girl is being charged as "adult designated," although she is not being charged as an adult.

"In this case, the 14-year-old girl is being adult designated because upon conviction it gives the judge the most flexibility during sentencing to provide options for rehabilitation of this very troubled youth," said Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy in a statement.

According to reports, the teen was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation. She is scheduled for a competency hearing on April 15.