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Face-attacker's mother: My son 'was no zombie'
cnn.com ^ | May 31,2012

Posted on 05/31/2012 10:19:09 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The mother of Rudy Eugene, who was shot and killed by a police officer as he chewed the face off a homeless man in Miami, says her son was "a nice kid" who could have been subdued with a Taser rather than gunfire.

"He was a good kid. He gave me a nice card on Mother’s Day. Everyone says he was a zombie. He was no zombie. That was my son,” the mother, who asked that her name not be revealed, told CNN affliate WFOR.

Eugene, 31, was killed by a police officer on Saturday after an 18-minute attack on a homeless man, identified by police as 65-year-old Ronald Poppo. Video of the incident shows Eugene coming across Poppo on a sidewalk along Miami's MacArthur Causeway, stripping clothes off him and eventually chewing on his face.

Police said Poppo lost 75% of his face in the attack. He was in critical condition at a Miami hospital.

Eugene's mother said police didn't need to shoot her son.

"They could have tased him," she told WFOR. "I saw what happened on TV and I started crying.”

(Excerpt) Read more at news.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bathsalts; faceeater; faceeatingzombies; zombieapocalypse
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Moms name not released.....Well is it not the same as the face munchers....what is it with these “families” these days such as Little Travey Martin...no ones got the same last name?!?!


41 posted on 05/31/2012 11:49:45 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: t1b8zs
what is it with these “families” these days such as Little Travey Martin...no ones got the same last name?!?!

The reasons are:

1. Probably multiple "baby daddies" and

2. "My benefits"

42 posted on 05/31/2012 11:51:49 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Vendome
I'm guessing the whole Haitian family is in the USA illegally?
43 posted on 05/31/2012 11:57:25 AM PDT by angcat (GO YANKS!)
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To: gunner03

I wonder if Pelosi’s face tastes like plastic?


44 posted on 05/31/2012 12:04:14 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: gunner03

I wonder if Pelosi’s face tastes like plastic?


45 posted on 05/31/2012 12:06:38 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“wouldn’t even hurt a fly”

Apparently he wouldn’t eat one either.


46 posted on 05/31/2012 12:10:28 PM PDT by Chainsawj (Looks like I have NOBODY to vote FOR, I'll just vote againest the dems.......AGAIN.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shown a younger photo of Rudy Eugene in a hoodie, Obama commented that he could have been his son.


47 posted on 05/31/2012 12:10:30 PM PDT by broken_arrow1
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To: gov_bean_ counter

“wouldn’t even hurt a fly”

Apparently he wouldn’t eat one either.


48 posted on 05/31/2012 12:10:30 PM PDT by Chainsawj (Looks like I have NOBODY to vote FOR, I'll just vote againest the dems.......AGAIN.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Face-Chewing-Attackers-Girlfriend-Says-it-Was-Voodoo—155942045.html


49 posted on 05/31/2012 12:12:47 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Bitsy

“...Pelosi’s face...”

Disturbing mental image. Yuk.


50 posted on 05/31/2012 12:16:36 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All liberals & most demoncraps think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: Havisham

I have argued time and again that officers today in the USA are too anxious to shoot.

I won’t be making that argument today. When feeding zombies are encountered I expect the officer to shoot first and ask no questions. No questions from me or anybody else. Congratulations are in order. Shoot more. I will help.


51 posted on 05/31/2012 12:19:29 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: Havisham

I have argued time and again that officers today in the USA are too anxious to shoot.

I won’t be making that argument today. When feeding zombies are encountered I expect the officer to shoot first and ask no questions. No questions from me or anybody else. Congratulations are in order. Shoot more. I will help.


52 posted on 05/31/2012 12:19:48 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I am sick of zombies, zombie movies, zombies, zombies, zombies!

Rudy Eugene sounds more like a ghoul than a zombie.


53 posted on 05/31/2012 1:08:12 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Nice work if you can get it, EVITA. On BROADWAY last week.!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

[[The mother of Rudy Eugene, who was shot and killed by a police officer as he chewed the face off a homeless man in Miami, says her son was “a nice kid” who could have been subdued with a Taser rather than gunfire. ]]

Accordign ot hte reports lady, a bullet didn’;t even subdue him at first- after beign shiot, He turned, growled, and turned back and kept biting off pieces of the dues face.

apparently, noone can use deadly force anyomore?

[[If it was drugs (most likely), maybe the mom should be campaigning against that particular substance.]]

Nah- it’s not as profitable as blamign someone else for soemthign their son did-


54 posted on 05/31/2012 1:41:36 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

[[“wouldn’t even hurt a fly”]]

Except of course if htere was a fly on someone’s face


55 posted on 05/31/2012 1:42:51 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"He was a good kid..."

Sorry ma'am, but I don't believe you. If he was a "good kid", he wouldn't be getting high and attacking people.

56 posted on 05/31/2012 2:08:08 PM PDT by jaydee770
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To: liberalh8ter
so he wasn't a zombie and he was nice and gave his mother a card....was it a racial attack then?...didn't I read somewhere that he first approached one guy and then went after the poor man whose life he destroyed...

so which is it?.....mom had better wish that her son was a drugged out psycho or a zombie rather than what could be the truth...a racist violent punk animal....

57 posted on 05/31/2012 6:41:06 PM PDT by cherry
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To: USNBandit

I was being sarcastic and forgot the obligatory “/s”.

It was the right call.

Yuh can’t fix crazy...


58 posted on 05/31/2012 11:47:37 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live athrough it anyway)
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