MIAMI (WSVN) - New details have emerged from Miami-Dade Police’s encounter with the man at the center of a mother and daughter’s disappearance, Monday.

Gustavo Castaño’s lawyer said, when police tased Castaño, last Thursday, it caused him to lose his right eye.

Castaño, the father of 9-year-old Daniela Moreno and involved with Liliana Moreno, who remain missing, was found behind a Home Depot intending to take his own life, police said.

According to officials, he threatened to harm himself by placing a box cutter to his neck.

Police continue to search for both the mother and daughter.

If you have any information on the missing mother and daughter, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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