German police raid homes of 9 suspected former Auschwitz death camp SS guards, arrest 3

February 20, 2014 2:58 PM

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German police raid homes of 9 suspected former Auschwitz death camp SS guards, arrest 3

BERLIN - German police on Thursday raided the homes of nine elderly men suspected of serving as SS guards at the Auschwitz death camp and arrested three of them on allegations of accessory to murder.

The arrests came five months after federal authorities announced they would investigate former guards at Auschwitz and other Nazi-era death camps. Their effort was inspired by the precedent-setting trial of former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk, who died in 2012 in a Bavarian nursing home while appe...

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