DDR-Justiz und NS-Verbrechen
Nazi Crimes on Trial

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Case Nr.1077
Crime Category: Final Phase Crimes
Accused:
Bründel, Martin Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Death sentence
Kunst, Christian Ludwig Karl Friedrich Death sentence
Court:
LG/BG Schwerin 620117
Ob. Gericht der DDR 620212
Country where the crime was committed: GDR
Crime Location: Heidsee near Müsselmow (Sternberg district)
Crime Date: 450506
Victims: Civilians
Nationality: German
Agency: Private individual
Subject of the proceeding: In concurrence with the decision, made by the defendants and their wives at the end of the war, to commit suicide at the time of the collapse of Germany, the defendants killed their wives and their children two days after the arrival of the Red Army, without, however, taking their own lives and while spreading the rumor that their relatives had probably been killed by Soviet soldiers

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

 

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