Seattle retiree accused of war crimes


A retiree living outside Seattle is accused of committing genocide and other crimes as a Nazi officer during World War II.

A Serbian war crimes court said Friday that Peter Egner, 86, is suspected of committing war crimes against civilians in Belgrade while serving as a Nazi officer between 1941-44, The Associated Press reported.

Serbia has said it would seek Egner’s extradition from the United States.

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