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Man punches hospital employee unconscious because his pet rabbit died

By Mason White 5:49 PM April 27, 2017
Adam Louis
Adam Louis
By: Emily Lewis

A man flew into a rage when he learned that his pet rabbit died, according to police in Iowa.

Iowa City police said that they have arrested 45-year-old Adam Louis, after being accused of punching a hospital employee in the face, causing her to fall unconscious.

Louis has been charged with one count of assault. He was booked into the Johnson County jail, pending a bail hearing.

According to the police investigation, Louis was at the University of Iowa Hospital, when he learned that his beloved pet rabbit died.

Louis flew into a rage, and punched a female hospital employee in the face, knocking her unconscious. A doctor at the scene said that Louis did not suffer from mental illness despite being at the hospital’s psychiatric ward.