PARIS (Mar. 5)
A French businessman says he has concrete proof that Josef Mengele, the Auschwitz death camp doctor is alive in Paraguay. The non-Jewish Lyon-based businessman told the French daily “Lyon Matin” that friends in Paraguay told him Mengele lives in the Pratis-Gill area between the Filadelfia and Neuland regions. The paper did not reveal his name for security reasons.
The businessman says Mengele was seen by local inhabitants who formally recognized him from published pictures. He is usually accompanied by four bodyguards. The Pratis-Gill area, writes “Lyon Matin,” is run by a sect of Prussian origin, the Mennonites, which is protecting other former Nazis as well.