Nearly one year ago Ronald Poppo was the target of one of the most gruesome attacks in South Florida’s history. After his face was mutilated and eye gouged out by Rudy Eugene, Poppo was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital. On Tuesday several of the doctors responsible for his care talked about his progress.
It’s been nearly one year since Ronald Poppo and Rudy Eugene crossed paths on the MacArthur Causeway in an infamous incident which garnered worldwide attention.
A former Miami homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a horrific attack on the MacArthur Causeway says he doesn’t want more surgery to repair the damage.
Nearly six months have passed since Ronald Poppo was viciously attacked on the MacArthur Causeway. It was a story that captured the world’s attention. Poppo continues to recover from his injuries inside a long term care facility at Jackson Memorial Hospital. But CBS4 News has learned the spectacle behind the horrific story was as intense as those being played out in public.
The voice sounded remarkably calm and steady describing the horrific attack by the so-called Causeway Cannibal Rudy Eugene.
Two months after he was viciously attacked on the MacArthur Causeway by the so-called Miami Zombie, Ronald Poppo succinctly summed up the events that captured the country’s attention.
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.