Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.928
Crime Category:
 Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Accused:
Hanning, Reinhold 5 Years
Court:
LG Detmold 160617
Country where the crime was committed:
Poland
Crime Location:
HS KL Auschwitz
Crime Date:
4201-4406
Victims:
Prisoners, Jews
Nationality:
Hungarian, unknown
Agency:
Detainment Center Staff KL Auschwitz
Subject of the proceeding:
Guard duty as member of the SS-Totenkopfsturmbann Auschwitz

Both the defendant as well as several representatives of the victims - so-called 'Nebenkläger' - appealed the sentence and no decision had been reached before the defendant died, in May 2017. The verdict against him therefore never became final.