They raided the office and home of Diego Maradona’s psychiatrist

They raided the office and home of Diego Maradona's psychiatrist

Diego Armando Maradona died at the age of 60 after suffering a decompensation at his home on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Justice ordered this Tuesday the registration of the home and office of Agustina Cosachov, the psychiatrist who treated Diego Armando Maradona, within the framework of the case that investigates the causes of the death of the ex-footballer, judicial sources confirmed to Efe.

Said records were produced in the area of ​​the city of Buenos Aires and were authorized by the guarantee judge intervening in the investigation, in order to clarify the possible involvement of the psychiatrist in the death of the Argentine star.

In that sense, sources from the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Buenos Aires town of San Isidro that carries out these investigations told Efe that they will send new communications in the coming days as long as “the content of the case enables it.”

In statements to the TN channel, the psychiatrist’s lawyer, Vadim mischanchuk, stated that these records are “routine measures” in all cases related to professional “malpractice”, in which items such as mobile phones and computers are collected to “reconstruct” the patient’s medical history.

“There is tranquility in my assisted in terms of the medical decisions he made,” said the lawyer, adding that this Tuesday afternoon he will go to the Prosecutor’s Office to make his appointment and make contact with the cause to appoint expert witnesses.

These records were produced two days after the same judicial authority ordered those of the home and office of the neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, who is currently in the spotlight of the case that seeks to determine if there was any type of negligence around the death of Maradona, who died last Wednesday at age 60.

In fact, Luque appeared at the Prosecutor’s Office on Monday morning to find out about his situation, but no statement was taken from him as he was not formally accused.

Maradona, who had been admitted earlier this month to two health centers for anemia, dehydration and a subdural hematoma for which he was finally operated on, died as a result of cardiac arrest in a house on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.

The former footballer had received medical discharge from the Olivos clinic where he underwent surgery on November 11 and from then until his death he lived in a house in a private urbanization.

Legal representatives of the family of “el Diez” and of Maradona himself told Efe that the case opened for “investigation of causes of death” is investigating what type of medical care the former soccer player received from the operation until his death, but in particular since he received the medical discharge, and what was the cocktail of drugs that should be supplied.

The lawyers of the family They also want to investigate what it happened on november 19 when, according to two testimonies that lawyers have, Luque visited Maradona at his home and the two argued.

Since then, according to these two testimonies, presumably the doctor has not returned to the place to give him personal attention, which could eventually constitute a “personal abandonment”, according to the family’s lawyers.

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