Two city of Miami homeless outreach workers who often reached out to help Ronald Poppo described him as territorial who often sought shelter in a stairwell near Jungle Island, a popular tourist spot on Watson Island.
The tale of Rudy Eugene, the North Miami man who was shot and killed by police after he was found chewing the face off Ronald Poppo over the Memorial Day weekend, has taken another strange twist.
The Causeway Cannibal case has ignited Florida lawmakers to rally Congress to help end the trend of violence against the homeless.
While the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s office was unable to find any drug other than marijuana in the system of Causeway Cannibal Rudy Eugene, some experts still say technology hasn’t caught up with the synthetic drugs.
Rudy Eugene, the Causeway Cannibal who ate the face off a homeless man he attacked along the MacArthur Causeway, was apparently not high on bath salts or any other exotic street drug at the time of the attack, according to a report released Wednesday by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner.
“Bath salts” have made headlines ever since it was rumored Rudy Eugene may have been under their influence when he chewed off half of Ronald Poppo’s face on the MacArthur Causeway before he was shot and killed by a Miami police officer.
“Bath salts” have made headlines ever since it was rumoed Rudy Eugene may have been under their influence when he chewed off Ronald Poppo’s face on the MacArthur Causeway before he was shot and killed by a Miami police officer.
Doctors have released photographs of Ronald Poppo, more than two weeks after the homeless man had much of his face chewed off during an attack by so-called Causeway Cannibal Rudy Eugene over the Memorial Day weekend.
Thirty-one year old Rudy Eugene is now known around the world as the Miami Canninbal or the Cannibal on the Causeway after his horrific attack on Ronald Poppo, but new details from his autopsy may change the way he’s described.
Rudy Eugene, the man the world knows as the Miami Cannibal, was laid to rest in Miami Saturday.