A former U.S. citizen proclaimed his innocence in a Lithuanian courtroom. Shortly after he testified, Aleksandras Lileikis was rushed from court in an ambulance. Doctors said the 91-year-old man may have suffered a heart attack. The judge delayed the trial, which has already been postponed four times this year, until Monday. Lileikis, who during the war headed the Vilnius branch of the Lithuanian security police, is suspected of having handed scores of Jews to Nazi death squads.
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