Alois Brunner, the Nazi
criminal who was considered the world's highest-ranking Nazi fugitive
still living, apparently died four years ago in Damascus at age 97
according to new information received by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a
Jewish human rights NGO.
Brunner, who was born in
Austria in 1912, served as one of Adolf Eichmann's highest ranking
assistants and was responsible for deporting 128,500 Jews to Nazi death
camps during the Holocaust.