DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1035
Crime Category: War Crimes, Other Mass Extermination Crimes
Richter, Willi Life Sentence
LG/BG Potsdam 740718
Country where the crime was committed: Poland
Crime Location: Siedlce, Sarnaki, Losice, unknown
Crime Date: 4003-43
Victims: Jews, Civilians, Prisoners of War
Nationality: Polish, Soviet
Agency: Grenzpolizei Siedlce, Grenzpolizei Platerow (Frontier/Border Police)
Subject of the proceeding: Arrest and mishandling of Polish civilians. Shooting, 'while trying to escape', of three Polish prisoners. Individual shootings of 6 Jews and Soviet prisoners of war. Participation in the mass shooting of 100 Soviet prisoners of war. Participation in the liquidation of the Siedlce, Sarnaki and Losice ghettos, part of whose inhabitants were shot on the spot while the others were deported to the Treblinka extermination camp. Shooting of a Jew who had gone in hiding after the clearing of the ghetto. Participation in the shooting of approximately 3000 Jews at the Jewish cemetery in Siedlce as well as of 15 Jews of the remaining ghetto at Siedlce [see also proceeding 1038]

Published in DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen vol. II


The court decision(s) of this case can be found in the printed volumes of the series or (on-line) here.