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Florida Face-Eating Suspect Was Not on Flakka During Attack, as Sheriff Speculated

Florida Face-Eating Suspect Was Not on Flakka During Attack, as Sheriff Speculated

A long-awaited toxicology report shows Austin Harrouff was not, as authorities openly speculated at the time, on flakka or bath salts when he allegedly killed a Florida couple at their home and tried to eat one of the victim’s faces, People confirms.

Martin County Sheriff William Snyder initially told reporters Harrouff could “absolutely” have been on the synthetic drug flakka when he allegedly killed John Stevens and Michelle Mischon in the garage of their Tequesta, Florida, home on Aug. 15.

“It absolutely could be a flakka case,” Snyder said soon after the killings, fueling widespread media attention.

However, toxicology results

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