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Case Nr.1061
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:
Hebold, Dr. Otto Life Sentence
Court:
LG/BG Cottbus 650712
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Berlin, HS KL Sachsenhausen, HuPa Bautzen-Seida, HuPa Bernburg, HuPa Eberswalde, HuPa Pfaffenrode, HuPa Schussenried, HuPa Sonnenstein, Brandenburg-Görden prison
Crime Date: 4005-4303
Victims: Mentally Disabled, Members of the Resistance
Nationality: German, unknown (foreign)
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion T4 (medical expert)
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the 'Euthanasia Program' through the evaluation of approx. 6000 registration forms delivered by mental institutions as well as of approx. 25000 patients from mental institutions in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Württemberg, Lippe-Detmold, Thüringia, Silesia and the Altmark. Participation in gassings in the mental institutions of Bernburg and Sonnenstein. Selection of mentally ill and feeble-minded inmates of KL Sachsenhausen (Aktion 14f13)

Case Nr.774
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:
Bo., Dr.med. Kurt Walter Werner Acquittal
Court:
LG Frankfurt/M. 720606
BGH 740320
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HuPA Bernburg, HuPA Sonnenstein
Crime Date: 4012-4108
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency:  Euthanasia-Aktion Doctors HuPA Sonnenstein, HuPA Bernburg
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the killing of mentally ill patients as assistant-physician

Case Nr.1345
Crime Category: Euthanasia, Mass Extermination Crimes in Camps
Accused:
Sch., Fritz Erich 9 Years
Court:
LG/BG Dresden 491214 Az.: StKs6/47
Country where the crime was committed: GDR, Poland
Crime Location: HuPa Sonnenstein, HuPa Leipzig, HuPa Hochweitzschen, HuPa Bernburg, KL Treblinka
Crime Date:
39-43
Victims: Mentally ill, Jews
Nationality: German, unknown
Agency: Euthanasie-Aktion Nursing Staff HuPa Sonnenstein, HuPa Leipzig,  HuPa Hochweitzschen,  HuPa Bernburg, Detainment Center Staff KL Treblinka
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the gassing of mentally ill in extermination institutions in Germany and of Jews in KL Treblinka

Case Nr.901
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:
Bun., Dr.med. Heinrich 3 Years
End., Dr.med. Klaus Sentence of  23.5.1967 quashed by the BGH, afterwards unfit to stand trial
Ull., Dr.med. Aquilin Karl 3 Years
Court:
LG Frankfurt/M. 870518
LG Frankfurt/M. 670523
BGH 700807
BGH 881214
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HuPA Bernburg, HuPA Brandenburg/Havel, HuPA Sonnenstein
Crime Date:
4003-4110
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion Medical Staff HuPA Sonnenstein, HuPA Bernburg, HuPA Brandenburg
Subject of the proceeding: Identification of the patients who had arrived in the centers to be put to death, causing their gassing and dispatching so-called  comfort letters to misguide their relatives

Case Nr.1551
Crime Category: Euthanasie
Accused:
Oberhauser, Josef 15 Years
Court:
LG/BG Magdeburg 480924 Az.: 11StKs246/48
Country where the crime was committed: GDR, FRG
Crime Location: HuPa Grafeneck, HuPa Bernburg, Zuchthaus Brandenburg
Crime Date: 4003-4110
Victims: Mentally ill, Prisoners
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasie-Aktion Technical Staff HuPa Grafeneck,  HuPa Bernburg,  Brandenburg penitentiary
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the killing of mentally ill patients

 

Case Nr.1664
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:
Sch., Erna b. Beu. 3 Years
Spo., Erich Paul 8 Years
Court:
LG/BG Magdeburg 480311 Az.: 11StKs66/48
OLG Halle 491017 Az.: ERKs106/48
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Brandenburg penitentiary, HuPa Bernburg
Crime Date: 4001-4303
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasie-Aktion Nursing Staff HuPa Bernburg, Technical Staff HuPa Bernburg, Detainment Center Staff Brandenburg penitentiary
Subject of the proceeding: Participation in the construction of a gas chamber in the Bernburg institution as well as in the gassing of mentally ill patients in the Brandenburg penitentiary and in Bernburg

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