Germany is to prosecute former SS member Heinrich Boere for killing three people during World War II.
Boere was born in Germany but his family moved to Maastricht when he was two.
Boere, 87, was part of an group of SS members code-named Silver Pine who killed Dutch citizens at random in response to attacks by the resistance.
Earlier, a lower German court had ruled Boere was too ill to stand trial. Sentenced to death by the Netherlands in absentia, he has lived in Germany since 1954.
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