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Ronald Poppo, a Miami homeless man, has been identified as the victim in a horrific face-chewing attack. Miami police released a photo of Poppo, 65, Tuesday afternoon.

A police officer shot and killed Poppo’s attacker, 31-year-old Rudy Eugene, as he chewed Poppo’s face in the shadow of The Miami Herald’s headquarters. Both men were naked at the time of the attack, the Herald reported.

Poppo remains in critical condition at a hospital.

During the incident, Eugene had reportedly refused to stop chewing even after being wounded by police.

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Authorities are still looking for more witnesses to the grisly incident, which ended with Eugene’s death.

Horrific photos emerged allegedly showing Poppo badly mauled Tuesday. Although the pictures, which appear to show a horrifically disfigured face of a man receiving medical treatment, have not been confirmed by officials as that of the victim, witness accounts…

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