Argentina declares 3-day national mourning for Diego Maradona's death

Buenos Aires: The Argentina government has declared three days of national mourning for the death of football legend Diego Armando Maradona, the office of the presidency has said.

"The President of the Nation will decree three days of national mourning from the day (of his death)," according to the statement on Wednesday evening. Maradona died due to cardiorespiratory arrest at his home in the Tigre district on the northern outskirts of the capital Buenos Aires.

His body did not show 'any sign of violence' and everything indicates that he died of 'natural causes', the prosecutor general of the Argentinian town of San Isidro, John Broyad, said. Asianet Online