A 96-YEAR-OLD woman accused of helping murder 11,000 people at a Nazi death camp was captured while fleeing her nursing home to avoid a trial to have her face justice more than 75 years after the Holocaust.
German cops nabbed Irmgard Furchner on a Hamburg street after she’d bolted from a nursing home, grabbed a taxi to a subway station and hopped a train on the day she was to appear in court 30 miles away in Itzehoe.
Ironically, the unrepentant crone is being tried in a juvenile court because she was 18 when she started working as a secretary at the notorious Stutthof concentration camp near Gdansk, Poland, in 1943.
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A 96-year-old German woman facing charges in a juvenile court of aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of Nazi concentration camp prisoners fled from her nursing home yesterday just as her trial was about to start. She was picked up several hours later after the court issued an arrest warrant.
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