Argentina cops search office of 2nd doctor in Maradona case
Buenos Aires, December 2
The investigation into Diego Maradona’s loss of life continued with police raids on the workplace and residential of the psychiatrist who cared for the soccer star and is being investigated for potential medical negligence.
By order of the legal professional common’s workplace of San Isidro, officers entered an house utilized by Agustina Cosachov for consultations in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, whereas one other group of police searched her personal dwelling.
“The prosecutor let me know that her medical behaviours are being investigated,” psychiatrist Vadim Mischanchuk informed reporters.
“These are routine measures, as is the case in all the causes of a patient’s death, to reconstruct his medical history.”
Cosachov was a part of a medical group that handled Maradona after he underwent surgical procedure for bleeding on the mind in early November. The 60-year-old former participant died final Wednesday of coronary heart assault at a home in a gated group of Buenos Aires the place he was dwelling throughout his rehabilitation.
Investigators decided no violence was concerned within the case, however the prosecutor initiated an investigation into potential medical negligence which have led to Maradona’s loss of life, which triggered an outpouring of emotion throughout Argentina and amongst soccer followers across the globe.
Maradona suffered a sequence of medical issues, some because of excesses of medication and alcohol. He was reportedly close to loss of life in 2000 and 2004.
In a press release launched by her lawyer, Cosachove stated, “There is peace of mind on my part about the medical decisions I made.”
Police are additionally investigating neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, who cared for Maradona in latest months and took part with different specialists within the mind operation in November. Officers additionally raided his dwelling and workplace Sunday and took medical information of Maradona in addition to computer systems, onerous drives and cellphones.
In a press release, Luque described Maradona as a troublesome affected person to deal with however stated he tried to assist him always.
“Diego hated doctors. He hated psychologists, he hated everybody involved in health. Diego needed help, there was no way of getting through to him. He had autonomy, he decided on his health,” Luque stated.
“Responsible for what? We all did the best we could. All of us.” AP