Sports Diego Maradona's doctor targeted by an investigation for manslaughter

22:25  29 november  2020
22:25  29 november  2020 Source:   fr.euronews.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.

Diego Maradona ' s doctor was on Sunday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack The daily La Nacion newspaper cited a source on Sunday as saying the searches were ordered as part of an investigation into "culpable homicide."

Investigators probing the death of Diego Maradona have searched the home and office of the late star’ s physician as they consider the possibility the Argentine icon died as a result of involuntary manslaughter . Argentine news outlets reported on Sunday that raids had been conducted at the

Argentinian justice wants to know if there was not negligence of the doctor in the death of the former football star. View on euronews

  Le médecin de Diego Maradona visé par une enquête pour homicide involontaire © Diego Maradona press office / AFP

In Argentina, Diego Maradona's doctor is ordered to explain what his famous footballer patient died of. Doctor Leopoldo Luque is the subject of an investigation for manslaughter. Searches were carried out at his home and at his office.

Diego Maradona died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home. And it was the statements of his three daughters that led the justice to open an investigation.

Certainly, at 60, after a life of excess, the famous Argentinian N ° 10 had fragile health. He had also been operated in early November for a bruise on his head.

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Argentine investigators raided the home of Diego Maradona ’ s doctor on Sunday as they probe a possible case of involuntary manslaughter in the soccer legend’s death. The blitz comes after Maradona ’ s lawyer last week called for a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the

Leopoldo Luque, Diego Maradona ' s personal doctor , is under investigation in Argentina over the football legend's death. Maradona ' s doctor investigated for possible negligence and culpable homicide. Maradona The legend may have returned home too soon.

Maradona recovering after a successful operation on the head "All my possible"

But the investigators are trying to find out if there was any professional negligence, if Dr. Luque did everything possible in the face to his patient's heart problem.

Leopoldo Luque reacted quickly indicating that he had done "everything he could, even the impossible" for a patient who "did what he wanted".

"You want to know what I'm responsible for? For loving him, for taking care of him, for extending his life, for making him better until the end," said Dr Luque in televised press conference, between two sobs.

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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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