A man with half of his head missing has been charged with attempted murder and arson.
Carlos Rodriguez, 31, nicknamed ‘Halfy’ by pals, was detained over an fire at a house in Miami.
According to police, when emergency services arrived, Rodriguez was in the back yard but two others were in the property.
Investigators later determined the blaze was started by a mattress being purposefully set on fire and Rodriguez was arrested.
Police have not offered any motive but Rodriguez has been charged and appeared in court on Tuesday.
Carlos Rodriguez, 31, is believed to have lost half his head in a car crash
He first made headlines in 2012 when he described how he came to lose half of his head in a car crash.
In a YouTube clip which went viral, Rodriguez said: “I was barred out on drugs.
“I was driving, and I hit a pole and flew out the front window and landed on my head.”
He then advised children to not follow in his footsteps by drinking and driving, adding: “No good kids. No good.”
The accident is believed to have happened when he was 14-years-old.