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Dropped: Probe of artist who used Holocaust ashes

(Israel National News) Polish prosecutors have dismissed their probe into a Swedish artist’s claims he used ashes of Holocaust victims, their spokeswoman said Wednesday, according to AFP.

Carl Michael von Hausswolff claims he stole ashes from a crematorium at Nazi Germany’s Majdanek concentration camp in Poland in 1989, diluted them in water and used them in a watercolor painting.

Prosecutors decided not to charge him with stealing human remains or graves because the statute of limitations had expired, Beata Syk-Jankowska of the prosecutor’s office in the eastern city of Lublin told AFP.