DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1760
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Ack., Hildegard Klara Franziska 8 Years
Felfe, Hermann Death Sentence
Fri., Lina Klara 3 Years
Fri., Martha Gertrud Acquittal
Gäbler, Karl Erhardt Death Sentence
Her., Eduard Robert 20 Years
Lan., Dr. Günther Rudolf 15 Years
Leonhardt, Dr. Ernst Death Sentence
Nitsche, Prof. Dr. Hermann Paul Death Sentence
Pus., Johanna Marie-Luise 3 Years
Räpke, Wilhelm Paul Life Sentence
Sac., Elsa Gertrud 15 Years
Sch., Dr. Walter Herbert Acquittal
Wal., Dr. Esther Gertrud Acquittal
Wed., Luise Marie 8 Years
LG/BG Dresden 470707 Az.: 1Ks58/47 (S)1/47
OLG Dresden 470927 Az.: 20.211/47
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Berlin, HuPa Arnsdorf, HuPa Leipzig-Dösen, HuPa Grossschweidnitz, HuPa Sonnenstein
Crime Date: 39-45
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasie-Aktion Medical Staff HuPa Arnsdorf,  Leipzig-Dösen, HuPa Grossschweidnitz, Sonnenstein, Nursing Staff HuPa Grossschweidnitz, HuPa Sonnenstein
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the Euthanasia program through the elaboration of guidelines as 'Obergutachter' ('senior reviewer') and by certain practical measures (Prof. Dr. Nitsche). The other defendants had been involved in the murder of mentally ill patients in various capacities (physician, institution director, nurse) and ways (transport, supervision, undressing, evaluation or administration of enhanced doses of sedatives)

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


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