Man who chewed off the ear of 78-year-old man on Oregon train platform said the victim was a robot, police say


Corinne Daniel Kramer, 25, was charged Wednesday. In Multnomah County District Court with second-degree assault, prosecutors said.


A man accused of chewing off the ear of a 78-year-old man on a light-rail train platform near Portland, Oregon. Told detectives he thought the victim was a robot trying to kill him, police said.

In Multnomah County District Court with second-degree assault. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office said. He, 25, entered a not guilty plea to the charges.

Around 2 a.m. Tuesday, police and deputies responded to a light rail platform in Gresham. After a caller said they saw a lot of blood on the victim and an attacker, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Officers used force to remove Corinne Daniel Kramer from the victim. He was in sober but stable condition, according to documents.

Investigators said the suspect initially gave his name as L. Baker said and was jailed under that name. Multnomah County Jail staff later identified the man as Corinne Daniel Kramer. Who had recently moved to Portland from Georgia, the affidavit said.

He told a detective he had taken alcohol, marijuana. And fentanyl pills before the attack, according to the affidavit. And said he could tell he was a robot by how he smelled. He also told the police that he threw the meat on the ground.

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