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October 11, 2013 11:00 pm

Convicted Nazi Erich Priebke Dies at 100

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A young Erich Priebke.

NBC/Reuters – ROME — Erich Priebke, a former German Nazi SS officer convicted of one of Italy’s worst wartime massacres, died on Friday in Rome at the age of 100, his lawyer said.

Priebke had been living under house arrest in Rome after being sentenced to life imprisonment in 1998 for the killings of 335 civilians in the Ardeatine Caves near Rome in March 1944.

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