DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1176
Crime Category: Euthanasia, Administrative Crimes
Hegener, Richard von Life Sentence
Ste., Walter 10 Years
LG/BG Magdeburg 520220 Az.: 11KLs139/51
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Berlin, unknown
Crime Date:
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency: NSDAP Führer Chancellery, Euthanasia-Aktion Gemeinnützige Krankentransport GmbH
Subject of the proceeding:
Participation in the organization and implementation of the Euthanasia-Aktion as leading official of the Führer Chancellery and deputy manager of the Reichsausschuss zur wissenschaftlichen Erforschung erb- und anlagebedingten Leiden (von Hegener). Transport of about 8000 patients to the Brandenburg penitentiary and/or to mental institutions and nursing homes where they were gassed (Ste.) [see also Case Nrs.1551 and 1664]

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. IV


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.