The Detroit man who has become known as the 'Blow Torch' rapist is scheduled to be in court Thursday for a preliminary exam.

24-year-old Roderick Neely is charged with torture, assault with intent to maim, intent to commit criminal sexual conduct and felony firearm. He is also accused of beating and using a blow torch to burn a woman's feet.

His exam is slated to begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in 36th District Court in Detroit.