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Looked Like One of Our Zombie Movies': 'Unprecedented' Spice Overdose Epidemic Strikes Florida

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"We called the police because there was a guy screaming so gutturally I though he was going to pop a blood vessel."

This undated publicity photo provided by AMC shows a zombie in a scene from AMC's TV show, "The Walking Dead," Season 3, Episode 1. The show airs Sundays at 9 p.m. EST on AMC. Credit: AP

Florida investigators are saying that they recently have come across an "unprecedented" epidemic of synthetic marijuana overdose calls that resemble scenes from "The Walking Dead" zombie apocalypse TV show.

Investigators in Clearwater, Florida, have been responding to a myriad of calls featuring people slumped over in such stupefied states that they could barely talk or move, especially during routine patrols through Crest Lake Park, according to WTVT-TV. The investigators are attributing the epidemic to overdosing on a bad batch of synthetic marijuana, more commonly known as "spice."

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