Man who binge-watched The Walking Dead killed his friend who was ‘turning into a zombie’

The Walking Dead. (AMC)
The Walking Dead. (AMC)

Los Angeles – According to online reports a man from New Mexico has been arrested for killing his friend who he believed was “changing into a zombie”.

The New York Post reports that Damon Perry, 23, was allegedly drunk and binge-watching The Walking Dead when he believed his friend, Christopher Paquin, was starting to transform into a zombie.

Perry then reportedly continued to beat Paquin to death with an electric guitar and microwave before running outside and threatening people in his apartment block with a knife.

The Walking Dead is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and portrays life in the weeks and months following a zombie apocalypse.

Watch a trailer for the first season of the show here: