Preparation for a “Zombie Apocalypse” has gone from an inside joke among gun owners to a widespread meme. Now the “joke” seems to have evolved into a self-fulfilling prophecy.
On May 26, a Miami, Florida, police officer fatally shot a naked man chewing the face of another man on a downtown causeway off-ramp.
The officer ordered the naked man to back away, but when the man continued the assault, the officer shot him. Witnesses said the wounded attacker continued to eat his victim, so the officer continued firing–requring at least a half-dozen shots to stop the attack.
Texas Woman Kills Infant, Eats Brains
On May 27, a 3-1/2-week-old boy was found dismembered in the bedroom of a single-story house in San Antonio with three of his toes chewed off, his face torn away, his head severed, and his brains ripped out.
The child’s mother, 33-year-old Otty Sanchez, apparently ate the child’s brain and some other body parts before stabbing herself non-fatally.
Man Throws Own Intestines at Police
On May 28, a New Jersey man who stabbed himself and threw pieces of his skin and intestines at police officers trying to subdue him was hospitalized in critical condition.
Officers encountered 43-year-old Wayne Carter on Sunday morning when they responded to reports of a man barricaded in a room in Hackensack and threatening to harm himself, police Lt. John Heinemann said.
Carter yelled at the officers and took an aggressive stance, and the officers used pepper spray in a bid to subdue him, but it had no effect.
Carter then cut off pieces of his skin and intestines and threw them at the officers.
Man Kills Roommate, Eats Brains
On May 31, the Harford County, Maryland, sheriff’s office reported 21-year-old Alexander Kinyua was arrested after they found the body parts of a missing man in Kinyua’s residence. Kinyua admitted to eating the victim’s heart and part of his brain.