Terra Newell reveals how The Walking Dead helped her kill John Meehan

Netflix's hit TV show Dirty John, based on the true crime story of con artist and sociopath John Meehan, has shocked viewers across the world. 

And now Terra Newell, the woman who killed John in self-defence, has spoken about what it was really like to stab her mother Debra's husband thirteen times. 

Speaking to 2DayFM's Grant, Ed & Ash on Wednesday, the 27-year-old revealed that her love of popular TV show The Walking Dead inspired her to stab John in the head 'like a zombie' and ultimately kill him. 

'If I don't kill him, he's going to get up!' Real-life daughter Terra Newell (pictured), 27, from Netflix's Dirty John has revealed how watching The Walking Dead helped her kill her mother's husband John Meehan in August 2016

'If I don't kill him, he's going to get up!' Real-life daughter Terra Newell (pictured), 27, from Netflix's Dirty John has revealed how watching The Walking Dead helped her kill her mother's husband John Meehan in August 2016

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'I don't really remember stabbing him at first, like I do now because I have to go back through the memories a lot. But in that moment I wasn't really thinking about how many times I was stabbing him,' she said.

'But the last two, to the head, I actually kind of gave those two some thought. I was just thinking, "If I don't kill him then he's going to get up",' she explained. 

'And then I watch a lot of Walking Dead, so [I was] killing him like a zombie', the blonde added. 

'I watch a lot of Walking Dead, so [I was] killing him like a zombie': Speaking to 2DayFM's Grant, Ed & Ash on Wednesday, Terra revealed that her love of popular TV show The Walking Dead inspired her to stab John in the head and ultimately kill him. Pictured is a promotional image for The Walking Dead

'I watch a lot of Walking Dead, so [I was] killing him like a zombie': Speaking to 2DayFM's Grant, Ed & Ash on Wednesday, Terra revealed that her love of popular TV show The Walking Dead inspired her to stab John in the head and ultimately kill him. Pictured is a promotional image for The Walking Dead 

Terra also admitted that she'd hoped paramedics wouldn't be able to revive him when they arrived at the scene after the attack. 

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