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August 12, 2013 8:30 am

Laszlo Csizsik-Csatary, 98-Year Old Nazi War Criminal Dies in Budapest Awaiting Trial in UK

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Laszlo Csizsik-Csatary. Photo: screenshot via ABC News.

One of the world’s most wanted Nazi war criminals has died in hospital while awaiting to stand trial for his actions during WWII.

Laszlo Csizsik-Csatary, 98, faced charges of torture and deportation of thousands of Jews to concentration camps while working as a police commander in a Hungarian ghetto.

Hungarian Csizsik-Csatary succumbed to pneumonia in Budapest on Saturday, his lawyer said today.

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