BERLIN (JTA) — Convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk was formally charged with being an accessory to the murder of 27,900 Jews.

The Munich State Prosecutor on Monday issued the indictment accusing Demjanjuk of being an accessory to the murder of 27,900 Jews at the Sobibor death camp in Poland. No date has yet been set for a trial, but Demjanjuk’s attorney has suggested it will not take place before the end of September.

The 89-year-old retired autoworker, who has spent most of the postwar period as a United States citizen, was extradited to Germany in May and has been held since then in a Munich prison.

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