A man was lynched in Majengo slums, Nairobi, after stabbing a commercial sex worker to death in a disagreement over her pay.
Police said the man had agreed to give the woman Sh200 but refused to pay after they had sex, prompting a fight. They said it was during the fight that the man stabbed the woman.
Officers said the mob attacked the man before they arrived.
They said the woman was pronounced dead upon arrival at a hospital. The bodies were taken to City Mortuary.
Several incidents of the murder of sex workers have been reported in counties including Nairobi, Laikipia and Nakuru.