Posted at: 11/26/2012 10:43 AM
BERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors have charged a 91-year-old former member of the Nazis' Waffen SS with murder in the 1944 slaying of a Dutch resistance fighter.
Dutch-born Siert Bruins, who is now German, already served time in the 1980s for the wartime murder of two Dutch Jews.
Dortmund prosecutor Andreas Brendel told The Associated Press on Monday that the suspect is now accused of killing resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkima in September 1944.
Bruins and an accomplice, who has since died, are accused of driving Dijkima to an isolated spot shortly after he had been apprehended and then shooting him four times, including twice in the back of the head.
The case has now been turned over to a court in Hagen to determine whether there is enough evidence for a trial.
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