Accused Nazi Guard No-Show at Hearing; Judge Orders Him Deported

ATLANTA (AP) _ An 85-year-old suburban Atlanta man failed to
show up Tuesday for a deportation hearing stemming from charges that
he served as a Nazi concentration camp guard. A federal immigration
judge ordered him removed from the country

Paul Henss of Lawrenceville is accused of training and handling
attack dogs at the Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps.

Federal immigration authorities said Henss has fled the U.S. and
gone back to his native Germany. Edgar Chen, an attorney with the
Department of Justice's Office of Special Investigations, said he
contacted Henss' daughter, who lives in the Atlanta area, after her
father failed to appear at a 1 p.m. court hearing.

The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security
said that Henss assisted in Nazi persecution of Jews, a crime
punishable by deportation under U.S. immigration law.

The Department of Justice announced the action against Henss on
October 1st.

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