Nazi War Criminal John Demjanjuk Dead
91-year-old had lost his US citizenship
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2012 7:32 AM CDT
John Demjanjuk emerges from a Munich court in 2011.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – The man at the center of what might have been the last Nazi war crimes trial is dead. German officials say John Demjanjuk, 91, died today in a nursing home, reports the Telegraph. Demjanjuk was a retired Ohio auto worker who was stripped of his US citizenship and convicted in Germany of serving as a guard at the Nazis' Sobibor concentration camp in Poland, notes AP. The Ukraine native was released to the nursing home after the trial and was awaiting appeal.

 

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