FLORENCE, Ariz. — An Arizona prison inmate who has been on death row since
1985 is scheduled for a Wednesday hearing before the state’s clemency board.
Edward Harold Schad was convicted of killing 74-year-old Lorimer “Leroy”
Grove of Bisbee in August 1978 after robbing him.
Grove went missing on a drive to Washington state.
He was found dead south of Prescott in August 1978. He had been strangled.
Schad was arrested a month later after driving the victim’s car.
A March 6 execution has been set for the 70-year-old Schad.