“The accused went ‘on the run’ and avoided the planned opening day of the trial, a spokeswoman for the Itzehoe District Court told NBC News on Thursday. The woman was seen leaving her home in a taxi, she added. Local media reported that the woman had left an old people’s home in the city of Quickborn and was heading toward a train station in the small town, which is around 60 miles south of the Danish border.” 96-year-old who went on the run to skip Nazi war crimes trial arrested in Germany. This is not exactly what you’d call a speedy trial.