Nazi war crimes suspect, 96, caught after fleeing her trial hours before its start

//Nazi war crimes suspect, 96, caught after fleeing her trial hours before its start

Nazi war crimes suspect, 96, caught after fleeing her trial hours before its start

A 96-year-old German woman was caught hours after failing to turn up for her trial on Thursday on charges of aiding and abetting mass murder in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, a court spokeswoman said.Irmgard Furchner is accused of having contributed as an 18-year-old to the murder of 11,412 people when she was a typist at the Stutthof concentration camp in occupied Poland between 1943 and 1945.But her trial in the far northern German town of Itzehoe could not begin in her…

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