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Arizona executes Bisbee man's killer

Arizona executes Bisbee man's killer

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Arizona on Wednesday executed the oldest person on its death row, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery. The execution of 71-year-old Edward Harold Schad Jr. came about two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appe…

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Court: No basis to delay Arizona execution

Court: No basis to delay Arizona execution

PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't have a legal claim, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this afternoon rejected the bid by Edward Schad to delay his execution.

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State: Execution should move forward

PHOENIX — Saying he’s shown no evidence of “actual bias” by the state clemency board, an attorney for the state on Sunday asked a federal appeals court to rebuff a last-minute bid by Edward Schad to delay his scheduled Wednesday execution.

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Clemency board denies death sentence appeal

PHOENIX — Without dissent, the Board of Executive Clemency voted Wednesday to reject Edward Schad’s request to commute his death sentence.

October 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Clemency board challenge in death penalty case due today

PHOENIX — A federal judge refused late Tuesday to block a scheduled hearing today by the Board of Executive Clemency on the fate of convicted murderer Edward Schad.

October 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Clemency Board members accuse Brewer staff of meddling

PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.

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Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.

September 26, 2013 6:41 pm Related Loading…
Supreme Court reinstates Arizona inmate's death sentence for Edward Schad

Supreme Court reinstates Arizona inmate's death sentence for Edward Schad

The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated a death sentence Monday for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.

June 25, 2013 12:00 am
Supreme Court reinstates Arizona inmate's death sentence

Supreme Court reinstates Arizona inmate's death sentence

convicted in 1979 and 1985

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Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Arizona inmate

Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Arizona inmate

The Supreme Court has reinstated a death sentence for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.

June 24, 2013 11:03 am Related

Execution warrant sought in Bisbee man's '78 killing

Prosecutors are seeking an execution warrant for an inmate who has been on death row since 1985 for the murder of a Bisbee man. The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to consider the motion on Jan. 8.

December 29, 2012 12:00 am

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