Girlfriend of Miami face-eating man speaks out
MIAMI, Fla. -- The girlfriend of the man who police say ate the face of another man has spoken out.
Saturday police say they found 31-year-old Rudy Eugene naked next to a partially clothed homeless man and he was chewing the flesh off of the man's face.
Officers say they couldn't make him stop, so they shot and killed him.
Eugene's girlfriend says he would never do what he's accused of.
“He's a sweet, loving person. He'd give you his life. That wasn't him. That was his body but that wasn't his spirit."
Officials say it’s still unclear what lead to this horrific attack. Police think the street drug known as "bath salts," played a role.
The man who was attacked is still listed in critical condition.