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Should the State Really Be Executing a 71-Year-Old Inmate?

Utah's execution chamber.
Utah's execution chamber.
T Woodard via Flickr

Yesterday, the first Arizona execution of the year was carried out in Florence.

Edward Schad, a convicted murderer, was 71 years old.

See also:
-Edward Schad, 71, Is the First Arizona Inmate Executed This Year

Schad was sentenced to death back in 1985, for the murder of a Bisbee man in 1978.

Although Schad was the oldest prisoner on death row, do you think the state should be executing senior citizens like him?

Cast your vote below:


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