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Doctor In Trouble As Police Begins Investigation Over The Death Of Maradona

Late Diego Maradona's doctor is under investigation after Police in Argentina have raided the home and hospital of Leopoldo Luque the doctor who was in charge of the looking after late Diego Maradona.

Aljezeera, NBC, BBC and several news outlet claim that the search was ordered as part of an investigation Into "culpable homicide".

Report have it that prosecutors have already established wether Maradona was a victim of medical negligence by doctor Luque.

Investigators are trying to know how responsible Luque was for Maradona's health care, and how often he went to check on his patient especially during recent times.

Diego Maradona underwent a successful surgery on a brain blood clot last month, which doctor Luque said he had made an "amazing recovery from the surgery"

“He has no neurological damage,” Luque said at the time. “We don’t expect any long-lasting effect. “He is in good spirits. He is very keen to leave, he feels like he is ready to be discharged. We are amazed by his recovery but we have to be cautious.”

The Argentine hero celebrated his 60th birthday last month, sadly on Wednesday Maradona died after a heart attack at his home.

The Napoli legend was also being treated for alcohol dependency at the time of his death.

Doctor Luque was not at Maradona's home at the time his tragic death, but it was realised that he placed a call with emergency service.

Sources: BBC, Aljezeera and NBC

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