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Trio convicted in '69 race riot homicides die

...two-month period. Leon F. "Smickle" Wright, 57, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the killing of Officer Henry Schaad, died Tuesday, several days after having been taken to a hospital from a prison in northwestern Pennsylvania, prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/15/met_32934.shtml
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Judge: arrests in killing during 1969 race riots not prejudicial

...to drop murder charges against Stephen Freeland, 50, and Leon "Smickle" Wright, 54, in the killing of Officer Henry Schaad. The apparent inability of detectives and prosecutors to make a case for 32 years was not "reckless," as defense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/20/met_359507.shtml
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2 men are convicted of killing in '69 riot

...convicted of second-degree murder and face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison in the death of rookie Patrolman Henry Schaad. The verdicts came nearly five months after two white men were convicted and the city's former mayor was acquitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/14/met_368914.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...March 3. The men pleaded innocent to murder charges. They are accused of firing on the armored police van in which Henry Schaad and two other officers were riding July 18, 1969, the second day of the riots. York County President Judge John H...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/15/met_364398.shtml
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Riot suspects seek separate trials

...Leon Wright, 54, said Terrence McGowan, who is representing Mr. Freeland in the murder case of York police Officer Henry Schaad. "If I were representing Mr. Wright, I would stand up and point a finger at Mr. Freeland," Mr. McGowan told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/13/met_363896.shtml
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York police struggle to overcome reputation forged during race riots

...Prosecutors seeking the conviction of two black men in the July 18, 1969, race-riot slaying of rookie patrolman Henry Schaad nevertheless have brought to the stand black witnesses who have a lot of negative things to say about the police. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/10/met_368504.shtml
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Family's lawsuit settled

...settlement also calls for the appointment of a panel to make recommendations for an appropriate memorial to Ms. Allen and Henry Schaad, a white city policeman who also was shot to death during 10 days of rioting in the summer of 1969. York Mayor John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/07/met_30335.shtml
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Men will face trial for '69 killing

...of an Aiken, S.C., black woman during the same riots 32 years ago. No trial date has been set. Police Officer Henry Schaad, 22, was shot July 18, 1969, as he rode in an armored car on the second night of riots touched off by the wounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/21/met_327904.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Continental Square a work to be designed by a local sculptor. One placard will be placed on a bridge where police officer Henry Schaad was mortally wounded on the second day of rioting in July 1969. Another will be placed on a street near railroad tracks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/24/met_105694.shtml
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Pursuit of justice catches up 33 years later

...27, of Aiken, S.C., and rookie police officer Henry Schaad, 22. Last year, police finally made arrests in the...percent to 20 percent. Barry Schaad, the brother of Henry Schaad, speaks of better race relations, of people who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/23/met_354165.shtml
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