João Araújo defended ex-prime minister José Sócrates in the scope of the Operation Marquis process.
I had been suffering from cancer for some time. During the instructional debate of the case at the Central Criminal Investigation Court, the deterioration of his health was already visible.
Still according to the Renaissance, his condition had worsened and he was already being accompanied at home by a nurse.
The wake should take place this Wednesday at the Basilica da Estrela.
João Araújo was a lawyer since October 31, 1977, date of registration with the Portuguese Bar Association.