A man accidentally amputated his own hand while making an explosive that could have been designed to kill “hot” cheerleaders, the FBI claims.
Cole Carini, 23, arrived at the hospital on June 2 with a missing hand, shrapnel in his neck and throat and fingers on his other hand.
He claimed the injuries were the result of a lawn mowing accident, but a police officer became suspicious after hearing that Carini had previously been convicted of explosive charges.
Police were quickly ordered to search Carini’s house and called the FBI, who discovered drops of blood that led from a minivan outside the house to a bedroom.
During the search, the researchers found a “piece of human skin” and a “lump of skin that is believed to be flesh,” an affidavit claims.
The affidavit also claims that the FBI discovered a plastic bottle containing Triacetone Triperoxide – a substance used in making improvised explosives.
Police also saw significant blood splatters on the walls of the second-floor bedroom.
Investigators also searched a barn in a neighboring property of Carini’s grandmother.
Agents found PVC pipes, pieces of loose wires, empty chemical containers, and a stovetop stove, the affidavit claims.
On the shed floor, officers found a “rumpled letter,” which read, “He was walking carelessly through the mall, his coat hiding deadly objects.
“He did it and he was sure it had to be done. Even if he died, this statement was worth it!
“He had … excitement that would come and go as he approached the stage of hot cheerleaders.
A deadly seriousness dawned when he realized he was really passing the point of no return.
“He decided I wouldn’t relapse. I will not be afraid of the consequences, whatever I will be, I will make a statement as Elliott Rodgers thought he thought to himself. “
Elliot Roger was a mass shooter who killed six people and injured 14 others during a Santa Barbara disaster in 2014.
Roger described himself as a “kissless virgin” in a manifesto written before his death, saying he wanted to express his anger at women.
He was called an “incel or involuntary celibate assassin,” according to the Daily Beast.
Cell violence has been linked to at least 53 murders in recent years.
The FBI questioned Carini about his injuries and repeatedly told them they were the result of a lawn mower accident.
While searching the site, the researchers noted that the grass in his yard was about two inches high and arrested Carini on Tuesday.
He has been charged with one count of lying to federal agents and will face trial in the coming days.