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Two Nazi Criminals Released

The West Berlin Senate has pardoned and released two Nazi criminals serving life sentences on 30 charges of murder, Each had served 21 years. They are Otto Locke, 62, convicted of the murder of seven Jewish inmates of the Birkenau concentration camp, and Gottfried Matthes, a 72-year-old doctor, who was convicted of murdering 23 mentally defective Germans in the Polish town of Grottkau, Matthes was medical director of the State Health Authority at the time.