Frankfurt (Jun. 26)
Karl Schoepperle, a Gestapo officer convicted of having flogged 16 Jews to death and having murdered a number of other concentration camp prisoners, has been sentenced to death by an American military court here.
Schoepperle was commandant of a section of the Mauthausen death camp known as “Linz Three.” Four other camp officials were also ordered hanged. Three S.S. men were sentenced to life for torturing prisoners.