Suspected child killer Masten Wanjala is dead.
Wanjala was lynched by irate villagers in Mukhweya village in Kabuchai, Bungoma County on Friday morning.
The incident came a day after escaping from Jogoo Road police cells in unclear circumstances.
According to county police boss Musyoki Mutungi, Wanjala was spotted at the village on Thursday night and was accosted and lynched on Friday as he tried to flee.
Wanjala confessed to killing more than 10 children and was due to appear in court on Wednesday.