A Florida man battered his cheating wife’s lover with an aluminum bat after catching them together in an Airbnb, according to police.
John Dimmig, 33, is accused of assaulting a man at an Airbnb rental in Lake Worth Beach, Florida. Dimmig is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and burglary with battery.
Dimmig’s wife, Christie Barbato, had known the coworker since January 2023. The coworker was reportedly visiting from Arizona, working as a “travel CT technician.”
Barbato told investigators that she “had been laying down in bed in the bedroom of the apartment with her coworker” at around 10:00 p.m. on June 17.
The victim, who was not named, told investigators that “while he was in the bed with Barbato, he heard the front door of the residence open.”
“[He] stated that he then got up to see who it was,” the affidavit said, according to Law&Crime. “[The victim] stated that when he got to the living room, he saw a male running at him with a bat. [The victim] further advised that the male charged at him and pinned him to the ground and hit him three times with an aluminum bat.”
“Barbato stated that she heard the front door open, at which time she observed her husband, whom she identified…