The body of police constable Caroline Kangogo arrived at her parents’ Nyawa village home in Elgeyo Marakwet county on Thursday for burial.
The body was fitted with a wedding dress as per Kangogo’s request in a draft text message found after her death.
Her father Barnabas and mother Leah Kangogo led mourners in collecting the body from Iten County Referral Hospital morgue.
Officers from Nakuru where Kangogo served were present at the burial, as well as hundreds of residents.
Kangogo’s former husband Ngeno and family members from Bomet also attended the burial.
The body was ferried in a hearse and police were not involved in transporting it to the home.
Hundreds of boda boda riders and tens of motorists from Iten Town are escorting the hearse ferrying the body.
Kangogo’s brother Mark said the family will give Caroline a decent burial.