His father, who worked in a box factory, was fixing a fan one day at home and got electrocuted.
Some perished as they tried to evacuate at the last minute; others were found days later, drowned or electrocuted in their homes.
Ahmad claims that four plainclothes officers cuffed him to a chair, jammed open his mouth, and electrocuted his gums.
At Gabal Ahmar, the young inmates had been viciously beaten or electrocuted using Taser-style devices, according to Bilal.
He was electrocuted and left with second- and third-degree burns and a severe case of post-traumatic stress disorder.
No man was ever electrocuted for not knowing, and that's just where I am.
Both men were electrocuted, and the formula is still a secret.
He caught my arm rudely, but had scarcely touched it than I sprang up as if electrocuted, almost upsetting him.
"I believe you would be cheerful if you were going to be electrocuted," she said, pensively.
The flower of Diana's eloquence suddenly withered and dried up as if electrocuted.
"execute by electricity," 1889, American English, from electro- + back half of execute. The method first was used Aug. 6, 1890, in New York state, on William Kemmler, convicted of the murder of his common-law wife. Sense involving accidental death is first recorded 1909. Electric chair is also first recorded 1889, which is when the first one was introduced in New York state as a humane alternative to hanging. Related: Electrocuted; electrocuting.