96-year-old caught after skipping out on trial for Nazi atrocities

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A 96-year-old woman who skipped out on her trial for aiding and abetting murder in the Stutthof concentration camp during World War II has been detained and is being brought to court, a court spokesperson said on Thursday. The defendant had been expected in court at 10 am (0800 GMT) to face a charge of accessory to murder in some 10,000 cases during her stint as a secretary to the SS commander of the Stutthof camp. When she did not appear, the presiding judge issued a warrant for her arrest and said a hearing could only be conducted once her ability to stand trial had been ascertained. Around …

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