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: