Eight Medical Staff To Be Tried For Maradona Death

Eight Medical Staff To Be Tried For Maradona Death

Maradona’s file photo.AFP

Eight medical staffers will be prosecuted for alleged criminal negligence in the death of an Argentine football legend. Diego According to a court ruling issued on Wednesday, Maradona No date has been set for the 2020 trial of Maradona’s death, which prosecutors say was caused by a “minor” caregiver who admitted him to a home hospital. Left “on his fate” during. Maradona died in 2020 at the age of 60 after recovering from brain surgery for a blood clot, after decades of battling cocaine and alcohol addiction.

Neurosurgeon and family doctor Leopoldo Locke, psychologist Augustina Kosachov, psychologist Carlos Diaz, medical coordinator Nancy Forlani and four others, including nurses, were detained.

Prosecutors say he should be tried for reckless murder.

He claims that the mismanagement of the team has put the football legend in a state of “helplessness”.

Defendants could face up to eight to 25 years in prison.


According to the prosecution, the defendants were “the main characters in an unprecedented, utterly flawed and careless hospitalization at home” who were allegedly responsible for “a series of developments, administrative failures and shortcomings”.

Maradona is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers in history.

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