A former SS officer was arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a Jewish slave laborer in September 1943. Anton Malloth, 88, was arrested on May 25, but prosecutors did not release details until Wednesday after inquires by JTA. Malloth is accused of killing the laborer in the Terezin Ghetto after he found food hidden in the man’s shirt.
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