Police Raids Diego Maradona’s Doctor’s Home as Death Probe Launched

Police Raids Diego Maradona’s Doctor’s Home as Death Probe Launched
Police Raids Diego Maradona’s Doctor’s Home as Death Probe Launched

Argentine police have launched an investigation into the death of former footballer, Diego Maradona. Less than four days after Diego Maradona’s death, Police have raided his doctor’s home in an attempt to find out if there were any irregularities involved in the death of the former football legend.

This comes after his daughters reportedly demanded to know what medication their father was taking prior to his unfortunate death. Police in Argentina have now raided Diego Maradona’s doctor’s home and clinic as well.

Police Raids Diego Maradona’s Doctor’s Home as Death Probe Launched

Police Raids Diego Maradona’s Doctor’s Home as Death Probe Launched

On Sunday, several officers were seen stationed outside the house of neurologist Dr Leopoldo Luque in Buenos Aires. Luque defended his treatment of Maradona and told reporters he had given investigators all records of his treatment.

Growing tearful, Luque defended his treatment of the former world cup winner who died last Wednesday.

“I know what I did. I know how I did it…. I am absolutely sure that I did the best for Diego, the best I could,” he said. The doctor added that he was not Maradona’s chief physician, but part of a medical team.

Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game. He was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony which was attended by just two dozen people. However, the burial was followed by a public vigil at the presidential palace of the Argentine president with tens of thousands of weeping fans in attendance.

The former Napoli player has been honoured in Naples with his former club renaming their Stadium, the Diego Armando Maradona stadium. He died in a house outside the Argentinian capital where he had been recovering from a brain operation done on November 3.

Joshua Ugbedeojo

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