Death Sentence Commuted to Life Imprisonment
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Death Sentence Commuted to Life Imprisonment

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The death sentence of Samuel Loewinsohn, convicted for murder of the wife of his employer, Foerster, was commuted to life imprisonment by the Prussian Minister of Justice, as a result of the plea of his attorney, Klee.

Loewinsohn’s case aroused a great deal of interest as this is the first time in many years that a Jew was convicted for murder in Germany.

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