Sheriff: Suspect bites off ear of man who stopped to help him

Sheriff: Suspect bites off ear of man who stopped to help him
Johnny Ray Wilson reportedly bit a man's ear off in Crenshaw County when the man stopped to offer him help. (Source: Crenshaw County Jail)

CRENSHAW COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A man is in jail after reportedly biting another man’s ear off in Crenshaw County.

According to Sheriff Terry Mears, the suspect was in the area of Ivy Creek Road and Milton Road wearing only his underwear when the victim, who was driving by, stopped to see if he needed help. The suspect, identified as Johnny Ray Wilson, then reportedly jumped into the victim’s truck and began biting his face, biting the victim’s ear off.

Mears said the victim was taken by helicopter to UAB hospital and Wilson was arrested. He is currently in the Crenshaw County Jail without a bond.

Mears said Wilson was out on probation for another crime.

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