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Case Nr.1832
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:.
Ahr., Heinrich Acquittal
Berkholz, Wilhelm Death Sentence
Bra., Dr.med. Hans-Heinrich Acquittal
Bus., Otto Acquittal
Gräfenitz, Karl Detah Sentence
Jür., Karl Acquittal
Kamphausen, Elisabeth Wilhelmine Death Sentence
Me., Otto Acquittal
Thi., Helmuth Acquittal
Wan., Wilhelm Acquittal
Court:
LG/BG Schwerin 460816 Az.: 1KLs3/46
OLG Schwerin 461125 Az.: Ss76/46
LG/BG Schwerin 471017 Az.: 1Js88/47
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: HuPa Sachsenberg bei Schwerin
Crime Date: 40-45
Victims: Mentally ill
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion Medical Staff HuPa Sachsenberg, Nursing Staff HuPa Sachsenberg
Subject of the proceeding: Killing of mentally ill adult patients as well as children by means of overdoses of soporifics. Killing of comatose patients by morphia injections

Case Nr.383
Crime Category: Euthanasia
Accused:
L., Alfred Acquittal
Court:
LG Köln 531204
BGH 530519
Country where the crime was committed: Germany
Crime Location: HuPA Sachsenberg
Crime Date: 41-4505
Victims: Mentally Disabled
Nationality: German
Agency: Euthanasia-Aktion Ärzte HuPA Sachsenberg
Subject of the proceeding: Co-operation with the 'Euthanasia Program' by checking the ability to work of the mentally ill, by filling out the patients' questionnaires and by preparing the transports to the killing institution of Bernburg; killing of adult patients by overdoses of soporifics, as well as killing of about 100 'Reichsausschuss children' with Luminal or Veronal, by the head of the 'children's ward'

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