A 96-year-old woman is on trial in Germany where she's accused of 11,000 counts of accessory to murder at a Nazi concentration camp. The trial, which began last week, could be the last of its kind. It took more than 75 years to get Irmgard Furchner from the Nazi death camp to the courtroom. She was just 18 when she worked as a secretary to the commandant of the Stutthof concentration camp, where more than 60,000 people were killed. Her attorneys said she rejects that she is personally guilty of any crime, and she's been anything but cooperative, saying she'll refuse to comment. Last month, the 96-year-old in a wheelchair tried to make a run for it when she hopped on a taxi the morning of her trial and didn't show up in court. She was picked up by cops a few hours later. Irmgard Furchner, 96, is on trial for being an accessory to the murder of thousands at a Nazi concentration camp. MARCUS BRANDT/AFP via Getty The case reflects the race against time in the hunt for Nazi suspects as those responsible for the horrors of the holocaust succumb to old age. But Germany has been acc . . . read the full article here.
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DATE: 96, 1945, 1973, last week, last year, Last month, 96-year-old, so many years, earlier this year, more than 75 years
TIME: a few hours later
CARDINAL: 95, 110, 11,000, only five, thousands, more than 60,000