Photo shows face-eating attack victim
Ronald Poppo shown recovering from attack in hospital
MIAMI, Fla. – A photo released Tuesday shows a man after an attack during which police say another man chewed part of his face off.
WPLG-TV reports the picture shows Ronald Poppo, 65, with serious damage to the upper part of his face. Click here to see the image. (WARNING: This image is extremely graphic.)
Poppo, who is homeless, was hospitalized after the May 26 attack. Doctors said Tuesday that Poppo is now awake.
A second photo shows Poppo in a hospital gown, walking with the help of two hospital staff members. Click here to see the second image. (WARNING: Graphic)
Police said Rudy Eugene, 31, ripped off 75 percent of Poppo's face during a fight on the MacArthur Causeway.
A police officer arrived and fatally shot Eugene.
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