German prosecutors confirmed that they were investigating Stanislaw Chrzanowski, a 96 year old from Shropshire, for his alleged role in the Holocaust in World War Two. Chrzanowski died before realising he was being investigated.

This investigation marks the first time that Germany has investigated someone from the UK for WW2 offences. The BBC reported that “German prosecutors confirmed they were now looking through immigration records for possible new suspects in the UK.