Argentine football legend Diego Maradona’s medical staff will face trial for murder

Eight medical workers will face a murder trial after being charged with criminal negligence in the death of Argentine football great Diego Maradona.

Maradona – regarded by many as one of the greatest football players of all time – Died of a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home At the age of 60 in November 2020.

Just days after his death, prosecutors launched an investigation into the staff responsible for his round-the-clock care while Maradona was recovering from surgery.

Those facing charges include Maradona’s neurosurgeon and personal physician, Leopoldo Luc, psychiatrist Agustina Kosakov, psychologist Carlos Diaz, two other doctors, two nurses and his boss. All of them have denied responsibility for his death.

Diego Maradona's psychiatrist Augustina Kosachov (center), arrives at a prosecutor's office in San Isidro.
Diego Maradona’s psychiatrist Augustina Kosachov (center), arrives at a prosecutor’s office in San Isidro.
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luke brain surgery done On Maradona for removing a blood clot less than two weeks before his death.

During a press conference days after the football star’s death, Luke cried as his insisted that he did everything in his power to save his pal,

The ruling said all eight employees have been charged with “simple murder,” a serious charge that means taking life with intent.

All eight medical workers who performed on Diego Maradona have denied a role in his death.
All eight medical workers who performed on Diego Maradona have denied a role in his death.
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A medical board investigating Starr’s death concluded that his medical staff “acted in an unfair, deficient and reckless manner.”

The offense carries a sentence of eight to 25 years in Argentine prison. The date of the trial has not yet been set.

Mario Baudri, a lawyer for one of Maradona’s sons, said the World Cup winner was “in a state of helplessness” at the time of his death.

“As soon as I saw the reason, I said it was murder. I struggled for a long time and here we are with the completion of this phase,” he said.

Maradona’s autopsy said he died of natural causes, but authorities began investigating the matter after pressure from the star’s family.

Maradona’s death stirred the whole country mourning in argentina As well as fans of the game around the world.

The autopsy of Diego Maradona determined that the football legend had died of natural causes, officials said.
The autopsy of Diego Maradona determined that the football legend had died of natural causes, officials said.
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maradona Led Argentina to win the 1986 World CupScored the famous “Hand of God” goal against England in the quarter-finals – known as one of the best goals in the world.

Towards the end of his illustrious career on the soccer pitch, Maradona suffered a massive cocaine addiction.

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