MOSCOW - Russian police have opened a criminal investigation in the case of a patient who died after he being punched in the head by a doctor. The incident took place Dec. 29 in a hospital in Belgorod, located 350 miles southwest of Moscow.
In the surveillance video you can see the doctor rush into an examination room and shout "Why did you touch my nurse?" and proceeds to punch the patient. The victim falls backward through a doorway, before striking his head on the floor as the doctor fights another man.
According to the doctor 'the patient previously tried to sexually assault the blonde nurse' (wearing pink in the video). Russian media has identified the doctor as surgeon Ilya Zelendinov, and the patient as 56-year-old Yevgeny Bakhtin. According to local reports Doctor Zelendinov has been fired and has been released from jail.