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West German investigators will fly to Brazil to examine what U.S. officials have said is conclusive evidence that Auschwitz death camp doctor Josef Mengele died there seven years ago. Hans-Eberhard Klein, a Frankfurt prosecutor, said officials will scrutinize recently discovered dental X-rays. They are said to perfectly match those taken of a skull found with a skeleton in a hillside grave outside Sao Paulo last June. At the time, international experts said that with international experts said that with reasonable scientific certainty, those remains were identifiable as Mengele’s. However, West Germany and Israel have refused to issue such an official finding.


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