‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ dies before serving time

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz' dies before serving time

A former Nazi prison guard known as the ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ has died at the age of 96.

He had been sentenced to a four-year prison term in a landmark ruling in 2015, but never actually served time.

According to media reports, Oskar Gröning died in a hospital on Friday.

He was convicted of being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people at the camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.


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