A middle aged was on Tuesday morning lynched by an angry mob in Mwingi town in Kitui County.
The man was burnt to death for allegedly engaging in bestiality with a cow at around 4 AM.
Neighbours who had been alerted by a resident of the area descended on the man after turned violent with them.
Police officers were later alerted of the matter and moved the body to the Mwingi Level IV hospital mortuary.
Area Chief Nicholas Muvengei stated that the residents overreacted on the issue, he cautioned the youth against taking matters into their own hands.