Exclusive Now Maradona’s death opens an investigation into his murder

Maradona's death opens an investigation
Barcelona Agency

Exclusive Maradona’s death opens an investigation into his murder. In the death of Diego Maradona, seven medical workers have accused of “simple homicide with eventual intent.”

The prosecutor’s office in San Isidro, Argentina. Also launched an inquiry into the death of the Argentine legend, has asked the judge to prevent those arrested from leaving the country.

Those accused might face a sentence of eight to twenty-five years in jail if proven guilty.

On Nov. 25, 2020, at the age of 60, when Maradona died of heart failure two weeks after undergoing brain surgery.

The seven people indicted include Leopoldo Luque, the neurosurgeon who performed a successful brain operation on Maradona, and psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov, who treated the former Napoli star. Also, Both have categorically denied any misconduct.

Private discussions between physicians and members of Maradona’s entourage were leaked to the public. Also, implying that the Argentinean not adequately cared for before his death.


The family of Maradona has demanded justice and deems Luque accountable for his death.

The prosecutors’ office convened a medical board to evaluate whether there was proof of culpable homicide by Maradona’s medical team.

In a report, the board stated that the medical personnel treated Maradona before his death performed “inappropriately, deficiently, and recklessly,” leaving him “to his own devices.”

Among those charged are two nurses, a nurse coordinator, a doctor, and a psychologist.

According to his autopsy, Maradona died in his sleep from acute pulmonary edoema, a buildup of fluid in the lungs caused by congestive heart failure.

Although no alcohol or illegal substances finds in the toxicology result. Also, psychiatric medicines used to treat anxiety and depression present.

From May 31, the accused will begin to testify. Exclusive Maradona’s death opens an investigation into his murder.

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