Angelina Timofeeva. Bavarian Prosecutor's office at the end of July, closed the case of the former commander of the SS division "Galicia" 96-year-old Michael Carcosa on the state of His health, said on the last working day of the week Last news Prosecutor Peter Preuss (Peter Preuss).
The Michael Karkos Living in the United States, was accused of belonging to the killing of civilians during the 2nd world war. According to the Agency, which for the first time in 2013, wrote about the fact that an American citizen Michael Korcok and Michael Karkos are one and the same person, was not only the SS officer, but also one of the founders of the Ukrainian national self-defense, as well as the SS division " Galicia ". Correspondents suggest that the SS had to do with the mass murder of the population in Ukraine: at His command burned entire villages were numerous murders of women and children. The division, headed by him, participated in the brutal suppression of the Warsaw uprising in 1944.
in the U.S., Karki arrived in 1949 with false documents, has been a carpenter for over half a century. His family essentially denies all the charges.
"It produced the trial, at the end of July it Was closed. The reason - the accused for health reasons can not participate in the trial. We cannot hold the trial because he is not able to adequately participate in it. For these reasons, as is customary in such cases, We were obliged to close the case, " said Prosecutor Preuss.