Thursday, May 31, 2012

Miami Zombie: Rudy Eugene's Suspects Voodoo

The girlfriend of the man who chewed off most of another man's face believes her boyfriend was either drugged or a voodoo curse was put on him.

Naked Rudy Eugene, 31, was shot dead by police after he had ripped off almost the entire face of his victim, 65-year-old homeless man Ronald Poppo.

Mr Poppo, who was also naked during Saturday's attack beside a busy Miami road, is fighting for his life in hospital.

Eugene's on-off girlfriend of five years, who wanted to remain anonymous, told the Miami Herald that the supernatural or drugs were the only way the vicious attack could have happened: "I don't know how else to explain this," she told the newspaper.

She said she never thought that voodoo existed - until now.

Eugene was originally from Haiti, where voodoo is chiefly practised.

His girlfriend, who is not Haitian, said she believed someone put a curse on him. Read More