Investigation into the death of Mr. Diego Maradonawhich occurred in 2020 following a heart attack, eight medical professionals will stand trial for aggravated manslaughter.
A judge in San Ysidro confirmed the process to a family doctor, a neurosurgeon, a psychiatrist, the head of the nursing and nursing department, specialists the state ministry has wanted to fire since April, a request upheld in shortcomings and neglect of caring for Maradona, who was recuperating at home after neurosurgery.
The eight specialists face eight to 25 years in prison and must remain at large until trial because the San Isidro prosecutor did not request pre-trial detention.
According to the prosecution, the team responsible for Maradona was “the protagonist of an unprecedented, completely inferior and reckless home care”and committed “a series of improvisations, mismanagement and defaults”.
Diego Maradona died on November 25, 2020 at the age of 60. His football career (between 1976 and 1997) was marked by winning the 1986 World Cup, as well as two Italian titles and a UEFA Cup with Napoli.
El Pibe also represented Argentinos Juniors (from 1976 to 1980), Boca Juniors (from 1981 and from 1995 to 1997), Barcelona (from 1982 to 1984), Sevilla (from 1992 to 1993) and Newell’s Old Boys (1993 to 1994).