A German police spokesman said the former German Nazi concentration camp guard, who has lived in the United States for more than 60 years, has returned to Germany after a deportation order was issued.
95-year-old manIdentified by the US Department of Justice Friedrich Karel BurgerAnd German authorities call it Frederick Karl B. He will be questioned by the police. He was not caught after landing in Frankfurt.
A US court ruled this last year Burger He was to be deported after prosecutors in the northern German town of Celle launched an investigation into whether he had been involved in the murder of prisoners at a Neuengamme sub-camp near Hamburg in 1945.
According to German Attorney General Berger, who has lived in the United States since 1959, He pleaded guilty to guarding prisoners for several weeks in the Meppen area Close to the Dutch border however He claimed that he had not witnessed the killings or ill-treatment of prisoners.
The German investigation was suspended last December after prosecutors were unable to challenge his testimony.
A US court found that Camp prisoners were held in “appalling” conditions It is used for forced labor abroad “until exhaustion and death.” He also mentioned, prof Berger admitted that he was guarding the prisonersTo prevent them from escaping while they work from dawn to dusk, on the way to the workplace, and on the way back to the camp in the evening.
A spokesperson for the state attorney’s office in Celle said police in the federal state of Hesse were asked to question Berger after his return to Germany. He added that there is no ongoing investigation with the former guard, as he is a free person and has not been arrested.