Germany's so-called "Nazi Bride" broke her silence more than two years into a trial in which she has been charged with taking part in a racist killing spree that left 10 dead, NBC News reported.
Beate Zschaepe, 40, is allegedly the sole surviving member of the National Social Underground (NSU), a neo-Nazi terror cell behind a series of murders, bombings and bank robberies between 2000 and 2007,prosecutors say.
Zschaepe denied participating in the murders committed by two of her close friends in a written statement read by her lawyers in a Munich court Wednesday. She insisted she was only told about the deaths after the fact and rejected charges that she had ever been a part of NSU.
"I was involved neither in the preparations, nor in the carrying out," Zchaepe said in the statement, acknowledging that she felt "morally guilty" that she could not prevent the crimes.