101-year-old German was sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted on over 3,500 counts of accessory to murder over his role as a Nazi guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

"You willingly supported this mass extermination with your activity," Judge Udo Lechtermann told the man, according to the Associated Press. "You watched deported people being cruelly tortured and murdered there every day for three years."

The man, identified as Josef S. by German media, denied working at the camp throughout the trial, claiming that he worked as a farm laborer between the 1942 and 1945 years in question.

But the court concluded that the prosecution was able to prove the man enlisted as a member of the Nazi Party’s paramilitary wing, using SS guard documents containing the man's name, birth date, and place of birth, and other documented evidence to place him as a guard at the camp.... Read More: FOX News