Argentine prosecutors investigate death of Diego Maradona

Argentine justice officials are investigating the death of Diego Maradona and ordered the search of properties of his personal doctor on Sunday, a local prosecutor's office said.

Maradona died at age 60 of a heart attack on Wednesday. The search order was requested by prosecutors in the affluent Buenos Aires suburb San Isidro and signed by a local judge, according to a statement issued by the prosecutor's office.

"Yesterday (Saturday) the investigation and substantiation of evidence continued with the taking of statements from people including direct relatives of the deceased," it said.

"By virtue of the evidence that was collected, it was considered necessary to request searches at the home and office of doctor Leopoldo Luque," the prosecutor's office said in the statement.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Players observe a minutes applause for former footballer, Diego Maradona, who recently passed away prior to the Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on November 29, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 29: Lionel Messi of Barcelona reacts after scoring their sides fourth goal while wearing a Newell's Old Boys shirt with the number 10 on the back in memory of former footballer, Diego Maradona, who recently passed away during the La Liga Santander match between FC Barcelona and C.A. Osasuna at Camp Nou on November 29, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar wears a tee shirt reading "Bye number 10 ! Rest in peace" with a portrait of Diego Maradona to pay homage to the late Argentinian football legend as he warms up ahead of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) at the Parc de Princes stadium in Paris on November 28, 2020. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - NOVEMBER 27: A hairdresser shaves a football fan head, with an image of the Argentine legend, Diego Armando Maradona after his death in Bogota, Colombia on November 27, 2020. Diego Maradona's death has sent the footballing world into mourning with fans around the globe paying their respects to the legendary Argentine who won the World Cup in 1986. (Photo by Juancho Torres/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 27: A woman walks past a mural of Diego Maradona on November 27, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Marcos Brindicci/Getty Images)
NAPLES, ITALY - NOVEMBER 29: Tributes are seen to the deceased Diego Maradona outside the stadium prior to the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy. Sporting stadiums around Italy remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 27: A woman and a boy walk past a mural of Diego Maradona on November 27, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Marcos Brindicci/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 27: A man walks past murals of Diego Maradona on November 27, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Marcos Brindicci/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 26, 2020 -- A fan holding a shirt with the image of Maradona waits outside the funeral chapel of football legend Diego Maradona at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, Nov. 26, 2020. Maradona died at the age of 60 on Wednesday of a heart attack. (Photo by Martin Zabala/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Ni Ruijie via Getty Images)
Incidents, between the police and sympathizers, at the entrance to fire Maradona at the Government House, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 26, 2020. Argentinian football superstar Diego Armando Maradona has died at the age of 60 following an cardiorespiratory arrest. (Photo by Federico Rotter/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
View of the Centro Cultural Kirchner facade iluminated to pay homage to the late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Huge crowds bade a grief-filled adieu Thursday to Argentina's favorite son Diego Maradona before he was buried on the outskirts of the capital after a farewell that at times descended into chaos. One of the greatest footballers of all time, the World Cup winner died aged 60, sparking mourning around the world. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
Thousands of supporters came to the Casa Rosada to pay tribute to Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 25, 2020. Argentinian football superstar Diego Armando Maradona has died at the age of 60 following an cardiorespiratory arrest. (Photo by Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
A fan of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona cries as she gathers with other fans to pay homage on the day of his death at Argentinos Junior's Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in La Paternal neighbourhood, Buenos Aires, on November 25, 2020. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 26, 2020 -- Fans wait outside the funeral chapel of football legend Diego Maradona at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, Nov. 26, 2020. Maradona died at the age of 60 on Wednesday of a heart attack. (Photo by Martin Zabala/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Ni Ruijie via Getty Images)
Flags, shirts, balls, flowers and religiuos symbols pay homage to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona outside the Argentinos Juniors stadium in Buenos Aires, on November 27, 2020. - Diego Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, was buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 26, 2020 -- Fans leave the funeral chapel of football legend Diego Maradona at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, Nov. 26, 2020. Maradona died at the age of 60 on Wednesday of a heart attack. (Photo by Martin Zabala/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Ni Ruijie via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 25: Fans embrace after the news of the death of Diego Maradona was known on November 25, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA- NOVEMBER 26: Fans cheer during the funeral of the late football legend on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona's wake was held at the Casa Rosada, the Argentine Government's headquarters in Buenos Aires, and received a massive influx of people to say goodbye to the myth, who died this Wednesday from a cardiorespiratory arrest. Thousands of people have queued for several kilometres to enter the wake, located in one of the halls of Balcarce 50. (Photo by Matias Chiofalo/Europa Press via Getty Images)
View of a street banner to say goodbye to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 27, 2020. - Diego Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, was buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
A picture of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona is displayed on the facade of the CONMEBOL building next to an Argentinian flag at half mast in Luque, Paraguay, on November 27, 2020. - Diego Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, was buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. (Photo by NORBERTO DUARTE / AFP) (Photo by NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: The funeral procession for Diego Armando Maradona leaves Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Mariano Gabriel Sanchez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan of Diego Maradona cries in the sorroundings of Casa Rosada during the funeral of the late football legend on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona's wake was held at the Casa Rosada, the Argentine Government's headquarters in Buenos Aires, and received a massive influx of people to say goodbye to the myth, who died this Wednesday from a cardiorespiratory arrest. Thousands of people have queued for several kilometres to enter the wake, located in one of the halls of Balcarce 50. (Photo by Matias Chiofalo/Europa Press via Getty Images)
Incidents, between the police and sympathizers, at the entrance to fire Maradona at the Government House, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 26, 2020. Argentinian football superstar Diego Armando Maradona has died at the age of 60 following an cardiorespiratory arrest. (Photo by Federico Rotter/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Fans mourn outside the Casa Rosada government house as they wait to pay tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
A fan mourns outside the Casa Rosada government house as he waits to pay tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
26 November 2020, Argentina, Buenos Aires: A man in a mask holds a bouquet of roses in front of a row of police officers at the Argentinean government palace where the remains of the football star Diego Maradona are lying. Maradona died the day before at the age of 60. Photo: Fernando Gens/dpa - ATTENTION: For editorial use only and only with full mention of the above credit (Photo by Fernando Gens/picture alliance via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan of Diego Maradona is detained by riot police during clashes in the funeral of Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Ricardo Ceppi/Getty Images)
A fan cries after paying tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona as the funeral cortege leaves the Casa Rosada government house to the cemetery, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by Alejandro PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 25: People leave flowers and light candles for Diego Armando Maradona, who died after suffering cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, in front of the Boca Juniors' stadium "La Bombonera" in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 25, 2020. After Maradona's death, 3 days of mourning was declared in his country. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans attend funeral for Diego Maradaona at Casa Rosada on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Fotonoticias/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans of legend football player Diego Maradona mourn and wait in line in front of Casa Rosada building where the body of Diego Maradona brought for the funeral ceremony, to say goodbye to him, in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. The doors of Casa Rosada opened for visitors at 6 am. and remain till 4 pm. local time. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Fans mourn outside the Casa Rosada government house where people is paying tribute to late Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
Diego Maradona's fans cry after paying their tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona at the Government House in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Riot police officers clash with fans of Maradona during the funeral of the late football legend on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Ricardo Ceppi/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 25: People leave flowers and light candles for Diego Armando Maradona, who died after suffering cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, in front of the Boca Juniors' stadium "La Bombonera" in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 25, 2020. After Maradona's death, 3 days of mourning was declared in his country. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A mother holds her baby covered with jersey of Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans cry for Diego Maradona after the news of his decease on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
A fan of late Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona confronts riot police outside the Casa Rosada presidential palace after Maradona's wake, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Police attack fans of Diego Maradona after crossing the containment fence during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Jam Media/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Diego Maradona's fans argue with police to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation, the images from sports channels TyC and ESPN showed. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - A Diego Maradona's fan cries after being injured during scuffles with the police while waiting to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: People gather in front of the Argentinian Presidency building "Casa Rosada" to attend the funeral ceremony of Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
ROSARIO, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 25: A fan cries as he holds a replica of Diego Maradona's head at Marcelo Bielsa Stadium after the news of the death of Diego Maradona was known on November 25, 2020 in Rosario, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Luciano Bisbal/Getty Images)
Fans mourn as they leave the Casa Rosada government house after paying tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan reacts after riots stared and the police tried to contain during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
Fans affected by tear gas thrown by riot police during clashes, are removed from the Casa Rosada government house where people is paying tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan pays tribute to Diego Maradona the former football star who died today on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
A woman wearing the Boca junior jersey shouts as fans wait to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation, the images from sports channels TyC and ESPN showed. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
A fan mourns outside the Casa Rosada government house after paying tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan of Diego Armando Maradona laments during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Jam Media/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A boy wearing a jersey of Boca Juniors is hoisted by his father on his shoulders at Casa Rosada during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
A fan mourns outside the Casa Rosada government house after paying tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
The hearse carrying the late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona arrives at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery, in Buenos Aires province, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest where his parents have been buried. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
A fan mourns outside the Casa Rosada government house after paying tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Diego Maradona fans cross containment fence during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Jam Media/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans try to touch the hearse carrying the body of Diego Maradona leaving Casa Rosada after Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: The funeral procession for Diego Armando Maradona leaves Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Mariano Gabriel Sanchez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: The hearse carrying the body of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona is surrounded by police officers on motorcycles as it enters Jardin Bellavista cemetery to be buried during a private ceremony on November 26, 2020 in Bellavista, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Fotonoticias/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan wearing a face mask cries as he makes the line to pay tribute to late Diego Maradona at Casa Rosada on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
The coffin with the remains of late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona is carried by his family and friends at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery, in Buenos Aires province, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest where his parents have been buried. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: People gather in front of the Argentinian Presidency building "Casa Rosada" to attend the funeral ceremony of Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: People gather in front of the Argentinian Presidency building "Casa Rosada" to attend the funeral ceremony of Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Muhammed Emin Canik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
The coffin with the remains of late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona is carried by his family and friends at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery, in Buenos Aires province, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest where his parents have been buried. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
The hearse carrying the late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona arrives at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery, in Buenos Aires province, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest where his parents have been buried. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
Fans of late Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona put flowers on an image depicting the football player outside the Casa Rosada government house, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
Fans cheer as the funeral cortege of late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona leaves the Casa Rosada government house to the cemetery, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by Alejandro PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
A fan of late Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona holds an Argentinian flag at Plaza de Mayo Square in front of the Casa Rosada presidential palace where Maradona's wake took place, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
Late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's daughter, Dalma Maradona (L), and ex-wife Claudia Villafane leave the Casa Rosada government house to the cemetery, in Buenos Aires on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans climb on the fence of Casa Rosada as riots started and the police tried to contain during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
View of front pages of newspapers displayed in a stand in Lima with the news of Argentinian football legend Diego Armando Maradona's death, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be buried Thursday in the Jardin de Paz cemetery on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. (Photo by Luka GONZALES / AFP) (Photo by LUKA GONZALES/AFP via Getty Images)
Torches are lit on Piazza del Plebiscito in Naples on November 26, 2020 as people gather to mourn the death of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona. - Maradona, widely remembered for his "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, died on November 25, 2020 of a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires in Argentina, while recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. (Photo by Carlo Hermann / AFP) (Photo by CARLO HERMANN/AFP via Getty Images)
A screen displays a photo of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona as players hold a minute of silence in homage to Maradona prior to the UEFA Europe League Group F football match Napoli vs Rijeka on November 26, 2020 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. - Maradona, widely remembered for his "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, died on November 25, 2020 of a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires in Argentina, while recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)
Youth light candles to mourn the death of Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona, on November 26, 2020 at a makeshift altar set up in the Quartieri Spagnoli of Naples. - Maradona, widely remembered for his "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, died on November 25, 2020 of a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires in Argentina, while recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. (Photo by Carlo Hermann / AFP) (Photo by CARLO HERMANN/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan holds a flag of Boca Juniors during clashes between police and some fans during the funeral of Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Ricardo Ceppi/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Police officers try to set a barricade next to the fence of Casa Rosada as riots start and fans attempt to climb over during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
Riot police are deployed at the Casa Rosada government house during the wake of Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: Fans place offerings to late Diego Maradona in front of mural outside Argentinos Juniors' Stadium Diego Maradona on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Fernando de Dios/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fans holds a photograph of Diego Maradona and a replica of the world cup trophy as he queues to enter the government palace on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Rodrigo Valle/Getty Images)
A fan climbing on the facade of the Casa Rosada government house takes a picture as others break a fence while they wait to enter to pay tribute to Argentinian late football legend Diego Armando Maradona, in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A drone photo of Argentinian legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died after suffering cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, is seen in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Mario De Fina/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A drone photo shows people gathering to attend the funeral ceremony of Argentinian legend Diego Armando Maradona, who died after suffering cardiac arrest at home in Tigre, in front of the Argentinian Presidency building "Casa Rosada" in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Mario De Fina/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan holds a Napoli scarf as he queues to walk into Casa Rosada during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
VILLA FIORITO, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A mural of Diego Armando Maradona painted on the house where he was born on November 26, 2020 in Fiorito, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60. He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
A man stands at the foot of a mural of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona, with the inscription in Spanish "Dios Umano" (Human God) on November 26, 2020 in Naples, southern Italy. - Maradona, widely remembered for his "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, died on November 25, 2020 of a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires in Argentina, while recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. (Photo by Carlo Hermann / AFP) (Photo by CARLO HERMANN/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan displays a flag depicting Diego Maradona while queueing to walk into Casa Rosada during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Aerial view of people queueing along Avenida de Mayo avenue to reach the Casa Rosada presidential palace to pay tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires in November 26, 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
Aerial view of people queueing with an Argentinen flag along Avenida de Mayo avenue next to a drawing on the pavement, to reach the Casa Rosada presidential palace to pay tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires in November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
A man waves the flag of Argentina with a photo of late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona, on November 26, 2020 outside the San Paolo stadium in Naples as he and others come to mourn the death of Maradona. - Maradona, widely remembered for his "Hand of God" goal against England in the 1986 World Cup quarter-finals, died on November 25, 2020 of a heart attack at his home near Buenos Aires in Argentina, while recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Police detain a man during clashes while fans wait to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation, the images from sports channels TyC and ESPN showed. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP) (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A shirt with the image of former football star Diego Maradona hangs on a fence on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan shows a tattoo of former football star Diego Maradona who died today on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Diego Maradona, considered one of the biggest football stars in history, died at 60 from a heart attack on Wednesday in Buenos Aires. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER 26: A fan shows his tattoo during Diego Maradona's funeral on November 26, 2020 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maradona died of a heart attack at his home on Thursday 25 aged 60 . He is considered among the best footballers in history and lead his national team to the World Cup in 1986. President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez declared three days of national mourning. (Photo by Federico Peretti/Getty Images)
Hundreds of people gathered in the vicinity of the Argentinos Juniors Soccer Stadium in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of La Paternal in Buenos Aires, on November 25, 2020, a team in which Maradona took his first steps as a professional soccer player. With flags, flowers and posters, neighbors and fans gathered, in tears, to bid farewell to the 1986 World Cup champion. (Photo by Federico Rotter/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Pizza man Guillermo Rodriguez, baptized in the Maradonian church, shows the tattoos on his back depicting Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona, at his pizza store called "Siempre al 10" (Always to the 10), referring to the former jersey's number of his idol, in Merlo, Buenos Aires province, Argentina on October 12, 2020. - Rodriguez had this tattoo done to commemorate the current coach of Gimnasia y Esgrima's 60th birthday, which will be next October 30. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP) (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP via Getty Images)
Aerial view of the burrial of late Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona as his family and friens carry the coffin with his remains at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery, in Buenos Aires province, on November 26, 2020. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona -who died of a heart attack on the eve, at the age of 60- will be laid to rest where his parents have been buried. (Photo by Emiliano LASALVIA / AFP) (Photo by EMILIANO LASALVIA/AFP via Getty Images)
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The prosecutor's office provided no information on what prompted the investigation.

Maradona's lawyer, Matias Moria, on Thursday said he would ask for a full investigation of the circumstances of the soccer legend's death, criticizing what he said was a slow response by emergency service.

"The ambulance took more than half an hour to arrive, which was a criminal idiocy," Matias said on Thursday in a Twitter post.

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