A West Virginia man raped and killed hisneighbor's pygmy goat. A Louisiana man gnawed offa chunk of his neighbor's face during a fight. ABiloxi burglar stabbed a sleeping man along hisneck at 5 am and then begged for permission tostitch up the wound.
The unusual acts had one thing in common: the peoplewho committed them were allegedly under theinfluence of a cocktail of synthetic amphetaminesand hallucinogens, commonly known as "bath salts".
The designer drug caught national attention afterRudy Eugene mauled a homeless man and ate half hisface. Though no police source has confirmed that theman who hasbecome known as the ?Miami Zombie? tookbath salts, speculation that he did has fueledinterest in the drug, catapulting it to the top ofweb searches for days after the attack.
Jeffrey Scott, a spokesman for the Drug EnforcementAgency, told Fox News Latino that while it had notbeen confirmed that Eugene used bath salts, hisbehavior was consistent with cases of violencereported by others who have overdosed on the drug.
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