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October 17, 2005
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An Israeli visiting Spain reportedly helped authorities track down a Nazi war criminal who has hidden in the country for years. Spanish police expect the imminent arrest of Aribert Heim, whose notorious medical experiments on concentration camp inmates earned him the nickname “Dr. Death,” in part thanks to the testimony of an Israeli who spotted the 91-year-old fugitive in Ibiza, Ha’aretz reported Sunday.

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