Former Nazi hit man convicted over WWII murders

Former member of a Nazi SS hit squad Heinrich Boere sits in the courtroom in Aachen, Germany, on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at the start of his trial. The 88-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for the killing of three Dutch civilians during World War II. (apn Photo/Hermann J. Knippertz) (apn Photo/Hermann J. Knippertz)

March 23, 2010 6:16:26 AM PDT
A German court on Tuesday convicted an 88-year-old of murdering three Dutch civilians as part of a Nazi hit squad during World War II, capping six decades of efforts to bring the former Waffen SS man to justice.