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101-year-old man convicted of accessory to murder as Nazi concentration camp guard is sentenced to 5 years in prison

Added 06-28-22 12:17:02pm EST - “A 101-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder as a Nazi concentration camp guard and sentenced by a German court to five years in prison, the Associated Press reported.What are the details?…” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “101-year-old man convicted of accessory to murder as Nazi concentration camp guard is sentenced to 5 years in prison”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A 101-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of more than 3,500 counts of accessory to murder as a Nazi concentration camp guard and sentenced by a German court to five years in prison, the Associated Press reported.

The man — identified internationally as Josef Schuetz and in Germany as Josef S. due to privacy laws, the Washington Post reported — denied serving as an SS guard at the Sachsenhausen camp during World War II, the AP said.

Rather he said he was a farm laborer near Pasewalk in northeastern Germany at the time, the outlet added.

But the Neuruppin Regional Court considered it proven that he worked at the camp near Berlin between 1942 and 1945 as an enlisted member of the Nazi Party’s paramilitary wing, the AP said, citing German news agency dpa.

“The court has come to the conclusion that, contrary to what you claim, you worked in the concentration camp as a guard for about three years,” presiding Judge Udo Lechtermann said, the AP said, citing dpa.

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