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Miami Stations Air New Video of Cannibal Attack

All of the local news stations in Miami aired new video today of the gruesome cannibal attack that occurred over the weekend near the Miami Herald building.

The newly released video, taken by a Herald security camera, shows a high-angle long shot of the location where Rudy Eugene, 31, appears to have randomly encountered a 65-year-old homeless man, identified as Ronald Poppo, and proceeded to chew off a significant portion of his face before a police officer arrived.

The new video was the top story on the noon newscasts of WPLG, WSVN, and WFOR, and WTVJ, which has a half-hour 11 a.m. newscast, played a portion of it during its coverage of the incident today. Read more

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WPLG Interviews Miami Cannibal’s Ex-Wife

As Miami stations worked hard over the weekend to find answers in the bizarre cannibal attack that occurred on Saturday, ABC-affiliate WPLG landed an interview with the former wife of Rudy Eugene, the man who was killed by a police officer while he ate the face of another man.

Although she refused to appear on-camera, Eugene’s ex-wife told WPLG that the two filed for divorce in 2007 during a violent point in their relationship.

“I wouldn’t say he had mental problem but he always felt like people was against him type of attitude.  No one was for him, everyone was against him,” Eugene’s ex-wife told the station, adding that she hasn’t spoken to him in three or four years. Read more