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Man in ICU after eyes gouged out with spoon

Timayo Knight. Photo Source: Prichard Police Department Timayo Knight. Photo Source: Prichard Police Department

PRICHARD, AL (RNN) - An Alabama man is in police custody and another hospitalized in serious condition after police say his eyes were gouged out with a spoon.

Family members arrived home to find a bloodied 79-year-old Bonnie Pogue, and called 911.

While paramedics were working on Pogue, and with police officers present, Timayo Knight, 30, made a startling statement. He said he had "plucked his uncle's eyes out."

Knight was immediately arrested and charged with first-degree assault. A search of the home revealed a bloody spoon on the kitchen table and Pogue's eyeballs in the trash, according to a statement issued by police.

Pogue is in the intensive care unit at USA Medical Center in Mobile, AL, where he is listed in serious condition.

The case is still under investigation.

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