Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.789
Crime Category: Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Die., Emil no punishment imposed (47 MStGB)
Jah., Friedrich judgment quashed by BGH; suspension of proceedings for medical reasons
Neu., Max no punishment imposed (47 MStGB)
Tuchel, Otto Life Sentence
LG Hamburg 730223
BGH 740709
Country where the crime was committed: Latvia
Crime Location: Riga
Crime Date: 4112
Victims: Jews
  Police Pol.Btl.21
Subject of the proceeding:
Liquidation of the Riga ghetto. Shooting of at least 25,000 Jews in the Rumbuli forest

Published in Justiz und NS-Verbrechen Vol. XXXVIII


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