German Neo-Nazi Sentenced To Life For Murders


A German court has found a member of a neo-Nazi group guilty of 10 murders after a five-year trial, and sentenced her to life in prison. Nine of the victims were immigrants, and the prosecution said the killings were racially motivated. Beate Zschaepe, 43, was the main defendant on trial for the murders, and the last surviving member of a terrorist cell called the National Socialist Underground (NSU). Zschaepe had shared a flat with the two other members of the cell, who died in 2011 in an apparent suicide pact. Police found the bodies of Uwe Mundlos and Uwe Boehnhardt in a burned-out van after an attempted bank robbery. The BBC reported that a fire at their home was "apparently an attempt to destroy evidence," and led to Zschaepe turning herself in....

German Neo-Nazi Sentenced To Life For Murders

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