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 appeals.
Arizona Executes Its Oldest Inmate for 1978 Killing
The Associated Press
October 9, 2013