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Soccer: Three medics on trial for Morosini death

Doctors face manslaughter charges after assisting footballer

25 March, 15:14
Soccer: Three medics on trial for Morosini death (ANSA) - Pescara, March 25 - Three doctors are to be tried for manslaughter in relation to the death of former Italy Under 21 international Piermario Morosini during a Serie B soccer match for Livorno at Pescara in April 2012, a preliminary hearings judge ruled Tuesday.

Pescara team doctor Ernesto Sabatini, Livorno team physician Manlio Percellini and emergency medic Vito Molfese were the first to assist 25-year-old Morosini after he collapsed on the field following a heart attack.

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