Former Auschwitz Guard Dies Days Before Opening of Trial

April 7, 2016 2:36 PM

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A 93-year-old German who worked as a guard at the Auschwitz death camp has died days before his trial was due to open.

Ernst T., whose full name wasn't given in keeping with German privacy rules, allegedly played a part in the deportation of prisoners from Nazi transit camps in Berlin, Drancy in occupied France, and Westerbork in the occupied Netherlands.

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