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Man's ear bitten off during altercation

Monday, April 30, 2012

CARUTHERSVILLE -- A weekend fight in Caruthersville resulted in part of a man's ear being bit off by another person.

About 10:25 p.m. Friday officers with the Caruthersville Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Vest Street in reference to a large fight in progress and weapons involved, according to a news release from the department.

Upon their arrival, officers observed a large amount of blood at the scene and a piece of human flesh laying in the road. A man at the scene told officers his ear had been bitten off during the altercation and officers determined the flesh was the missing portion of the man's ear. The man was flown to Elvis Presley Trauma For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.