Nazi war suspect dies as extradition OKd

July 24, 2014 7:06 AM

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A Northeast Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes died Tuesday night, just hours before a federal judge signed off on his extradition to Germany to stand trial for his role as an armed guard at the infamous Auschwitz death camp.

The order would have needed the approval of the U.S. secretary of state before extradition could have taken place.

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