A West Virginia man raped and killed his neighbor's pygmy goat. A Louisiana man gnawed off a chunk of his neighbor's face during a fight. A Biloxi burglar stabbed a sleeping man along his neck at 5 am and then begged for permission to stitch up the wound.The unusual acts had one thing in common: the people who committed them were allegedly under the influence of a cocktail of synthetic amphetamines and hallucinogens, commonly known as "bath salts".
The designer drug caught national attention after Rudy Eugene mauled a homeless man and ate half his face. Though no police source has confirmed that the man who has become known as the ?Miami Zombie? took bath salts, speculation that he did has fueled interest in the drug, catapulting it to the top of web searches for days after the attack.
Jeffrey Scott, a spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Agency, told Fox News Latino that while it had not been confirmed that Eugene used bath salts, his behavior was consistent with cases of violence reported by others who have overdosed on the drug.
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