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Suspected Nazi War Criminal Reportedly Tracked Down In Hungary

The Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center says it has tracked down one of the last of the most-wanted Nazi suspects and that he is living in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

The suspect, 97-year-old Laszlo Csatary, is accused of complicity in the deaths of 15,700 Jews who were deported from Slovakia to the Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II.

The Wiesenthal Center says it has passed the information to Hungarian authorities.

The British tabloid “The Sun” says its reporters have tracked down a man believed to be Csatary living in one of Budapest’s more affluent districts.

Csatary was police chief of the Hungarian-occupied Slovakian town of Kosice during World War II.

After the war, a Hungarian court sentenced him to death in absentia. He fled to Canada.

Based on reporting by AFP, AP, and dpa

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