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Sports Maradona: Investigation against a doctor for negligent homicide

21:20  29 november  2020
21:20  29 november  2020 Source:   dw.com

Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60 after suffering heart attack

  Argentina legend Maradona dies at 60 after suffering heart attack Argentine soccer icon Diego Maradona died Wednesday, the Argentine Football Association confirmed. He was 60 years old. Maradona died after suffering a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires, the former player's lawyer told Reuters. He was hospitalized earlier this month, and Maradona underwent emergency brain surgery to repair a subdural hematoma following the detection of a blood clot on the surface of his brain. He remained in Buenos Aires under the watch of his psychologist Diego Diaz and was treated for alcohol dependency.

Maradona had successful surgery on a brain blood clot on November 11 and was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Dr . Luque wasn't at Diego's home It's unclear when and where the shoving match between the doctor and Diego occurred. Diego's family feels strongly this was a homicide and

Football legend Diego Maradona 's doctor is being investigated for involuntary manslaughter in connection with his death. The daily La Nacion newspaper cited a source on Sunday as saying the searches were ordered as part of an investigation into "culpable homicide ."

Was something wrong with the death of the football legend Diego Maradona? The Argentine judiciary is investigating the personal doctor. Apparently Maradona's daughters did not agree with his treatment.

Die Staatsanwaltschaft möchte klären, ob Leopoldo Luque (r.) Diego Maradona vorschriftsmäßig behandelt hat © Marcos Brindicci / AP / picture alliance The public prosecutor's office would like to clarify whether Leopoldo Luque (r.) Has properly treated Diego Maradona

Four days after the death of Diego Maradona are, according to the news agency Télam, investigations against the personal doctor of the Argentine football - Legend for "negligent homicide" has been added. On Sunday, Leopoldo Luque's doctor's office and apartment were searched: Corresponding pictures were shown on Argentine television, and there was a confirmation from the judiciary to Télam. Decisive for the investigators are statements of the three daughters of Maradona.

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  Magical Day: A memorable Canadian one-off with the mighty Maradona It's a play that remains fresh in soccer coach Peter Pinizzotto's mind even though it happened nearly 25 years ago. Argentine great Diego Maradona — making a one-off appearance to play with brother Lalo in an exhibition game for Pinizzotto's Toronto Italia team — set the ball on the grass at Birchmount Stadium for a corner kick. He used that famous left foot to curl the ball into the net for the winning goal. "He scored from a corner kick and he was celebrating like he was a young kid still," Pinizzotto recalled Wednesday after news broke that Maradona had died at age 60. "You could see how much he loved to win. He hated to lose.

Diego Maradona 's doctor has reportedly been charged with medical negligence and police are treating his death as possible manslaughter. Police raided the home of the footballer's personal physician Leopoldo Luque on Sunday and investigators are looking into the actions taken by the

Maradona ’s lawyer Matias Morla last week demanded a top-level probe into the emergency response to the retired footballer’s death. Matias Morla said the first ambulance took more than half an hour to reach the rented house north of Buenos Aires where the former Naples and Barcelona star suffered

They reportedly disagreed with the way Maradona was last treated in his residence. Apparently the daughters asked for a review of the medication that their father had been prescribed in the past months and in connection with a brain operation.


Video: Public Prosecutor: Maradona died of natural death (glomex)

Official cause of death: Heart attack

"The investigation and the preservation of evidence are still in progress, with some testimony also being made by direct relatives," said the responsible attorney general in San Isidro . Luque confirmed the searches to journalists on Sunday. He is cooperating with the public prosecutor's office, which has confiscated medical documents on Maradona and electronic devices. With tears he said he had nothing to blame. "I'm proud of everything I've done for Diego." He was like a father to him.

The doctor operated on Maradona earlier this month in a clinic in La Plata for a blood clot in the brain. Eight days after the operation, the 1986 world champion was released. Two weeks later, Maradona died of a heart attack last Wednesday, according to official information. In the meantime he was buried in the family crypt with great sympathy from his fans .

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Death of Diego Maradona: his doctor under investigation for manslaughter .
© KCS Death of Diego Maradona: his doctor under investigation for manslaughter The circumstances of Diego Maradona's death are now a legal enigma. The daughters of Argentine legend accuse his doctor, Leopoldo Luque, of negligence. The latter firmly denies these allegations. The world of football has not finished mourning. Since the death of Diego Maradona , on November 25, at the age of 60, tributes have poured in from all over the world.

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