The mother of the South Carolina woman who gouged out her eyes outside of an Upstate church provided an update on the 20-year-old who was discovered holding an eyeball in her hand.
Kaylee Muthart is permanently blind because of the self-inflicted injury, according to her mother, Katy Tompkins.
Muthart gouged out her eyes as she fought off good Samaritans and first responders next to the South Main Chapel in Anderson on Feb. 6.
She was under the influence of drugs when she intentionally blinded herself, wyff4.com reported, saying Muthart used marijuana and methamphetamine.
“Like so many, she fell victim to the dangerous reality of methamphetamine,” Tompkins wrote on a Go Fund Me page she started for Muthart.
It was a swift decline into drug abuse for Muthart, according to her mother.
“I had just found out about her marijuana use about six weeks before the incident,” Tompkins, who claims to be against drug use, said to wyff4.com. “On the day of the incident, she thinks that someone put something else in with the meth. Her doctors think so too, but