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A party reveller who took LSD-laced Maltesers scalped himself before falling from a tree and snapping his spine .
Christopher Marlow has been left paralysed from the chest down after the devastating fall at a friend's party.
He had earlier ripped the skin and hair from his head in a bid to "free demons" after taking the hallucinogenic chocolates.
Mr Marlow was discovered writhing in pain at the bottom of the tree, having broken four ribs and lumbar vertebrae in his spine.
The 25-year-old is likely to spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
The young man did his best to deflect blame away from the party host who supplied him with the LSD-infused goodie, although the judge in the case made sure to layer on as much guilt as he could, telling her:
"It is a particular consequence of your supply that a young man, who is clearly anxious not to place any blame on you, is now paralysed and in a wheelchair for the rest of his life.
"He may not blame you, but there is no getting away from the fact that this was in large part your doing."
So there! At any rate, let that be a lesson to all of you: if you're stuck with demons inside you, freeing them by peeling your scalp off is going to be more trouble than it's worth.