The accused — who embrace Maradona’s neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov and psychologist Carlos Diaz — doubtlessly face eight to 25 years in jail.
The indictment relies on findings by a board of consultants into Maradona’s dying from a coronary heart assault final 12 months on the age of 60, a supply from the San Isidro Legal professional Basic’s Workplace, which is main the investigation, mentioned on Wednesday.
That report concluded that the footballing icon obtained insufficient medical care and was left to his destiny for a “extended, agonising interval” earlier than his dying, which got here simply weeks after he underwent mind surgical procedure on a blood clot.
“After so many injustices, the case has come full circle,” the supply mentioned.
The accused are prohibited from leaving the nation and will probably be questioned by investigators between Might 31 and June 14.
The authorized proceedings had been prompted by a criticism filed by two of Maradona’s 5 daughters in opposition to Luque, who they blamed for his or her father’s deteriorating situation after the mind surgical procedure.
Prosecutors imagine Maradona’s dying was not the results of malpractice or negligent actions by his medical doctors, however that they knew the previous Barcelona and Napoli star would die and did nothing to forestall it.
The prosecutors obtained a collection of messages and audio that present that the medical staff had been conscious that Maradona was utilizing alcohol, psychiatric medicine and marijuana within the remaining months of his life.
Among the many conclusions of the report, the medical board mentioned that “the indicators of life threat” proven by Maradona had been ignored, and that his care in his remaining weeks was “suffering from deficiencies and irregularities”.
The recriminations and accusations over Maradona’s dying are happening alongside one other case, over his disputed inheritance, involving his 5 youngsters, his brothers and Matias Morla, his former lawyer.
Maradona is an idol to hundreds of thousands of Argentines after he impressed the South American nation to solely their second World Cup triumph in 1986.