Ugandan athlete stabbed to death in Kenya – reports

Benjamin Kiplagat, who has represented Uganda at three Olympic Games, has been found dead in Kenya, with local reports saying he had been stabbed.

Kiplagat, 34, reached the semi-finals of the 2012 London Olympics in the 3,000m steeplechase.

He was reportedly found in a car with stab wounds to his chest and neck, near the Kenyan town of Eldoret, known as a top training centre for athletes.

Kenyan police say they have launched an investigation into his death.