Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona’s medical employees to face murder trial

Eight medical staffers will face a murder trial after being accused of legal negligence within the demise of Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona.

Maradona — deemed by many as one of many best soccer gamers of all time — died of a coronary heart assault at his Buenos Aires house in November 2020 on the age of 60.

Simply days after his demise, prosecutors launched a probe into staffers chargeable for his round the clock care in the course of the time Maradona was recovering from surgical procedure.

Amongst these going through expenses are Maradona’s neurosurgeon and private physician, Leopoldo Luque, psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov, psychologist Carlos Diaz, two different medical doctors, two nurses, and their boss. They’ve all denied accountability for his demise.

Agustina Cosachov (center), psychiatrist of Diego Maradona, arrives to a prosecutor's office in San Isidro.
Agustina Cosachov (middle), psychiatrist of Diego Maradona, arrives to a prosecutor’s workplace in San Isidro.

Luque carried out mind surgical procedure on Maradona to take away a blood clot lower than two weeks earlier than his demise.

Throughout a press convention days after the soccer star’s demise, Luque sobbed as he insisted he did the whole lot in his energy to avoid wasting his pal.

The ruling stated all eight staffers are accused of “easy murder,” a severe cost meaning taking life with intent.

All eight medical staffers who performed on Diego Maradona have denied a role in his death.
All eight medical staffers who carried out on Diego Maradona have denied a job in his demise.
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A medical board investigating the star’s demise concluded his medical employees acted in an “inappropriate, poor, and reckless method.”

The crime can maintain a sentence of eight to 25 years in an Argentinian jail. A date for the trial is but to be set.

Mario Baudry, a lawyer for one in all Maradona’s sons, stated the World Cup winner was “in a scenario of helplessness” on the time of his demise. 

“As quickly as I noticed the trigger, I stated it was murder. I fought for a very long time and right here we’re, with this stage accomplished,” he stated.

Maradona’s post-mortem stated he died of pure causes, however officers launched an investigation into the case after strain from the star’s household. 

The demise of Maradona sparked nationwide mourning in Argentina in addition to followers of the sport the world over.

Diego Maradona's autopsy determined the soccer legend died of natural causes, officials said.
Diego Maradona’s post-mortem decided the soccer legend died of pure causes, officers stated.

Maradona led Argentina into profitable the 1986 World Cup, scoring the well-known “Hand of God” purpose in opposition to England within the quarter-finals — identified for being among the best targets on the earth.

Towards the top of his glittering profession on the soccer pitch, Maradona suffered from heavy cocaine dependancy.

With Publish wires