Group Makes Last Hunt for Top Nazis

Death camp doctor who decapitated Jewish teen heads the list
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2008 8:33 AM CDT
A 1950 file photo of No. 1 most wanted Nazi Aribert Heim. He would be 93 today.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A doctor at barbaric Mauthausen concentration camp heads the list of the 10 most-wanted Nazis sought by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, AP reports. Aribert Heim, 93, is believed to be living in South America, and has a $485,000 reward on his head. One witness recalled how the physician-butcher decapitated a teenage Jewish athlete and saved his skull for display because of his perfect teeth.

The Nazi-hunting center has prepared the list as it organizes a final push to bring justice to those who escaped punishment for their death-camp atrocities. Others on the list include John Demjanjuk, who's currently fighting deportation from the US, and Milivoj Asner, a wartime Croatian police chief now living in Austria.