A Texas inmate, executed Wednesday, sought companionship via the Internet before his death.
The Bible clearly specifies that Jesus was executed outside the city walls; the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is inside the walls.
Many were executed with a bullet to the head, a field report drawing on forensic evidence later concluded.
late 14c., "to carry into effect," from Old French executer (14c.), from Medieval Latin executare, from Latin execut-/exsecut-, past participle stem of exequi/exsequi "to follow out" (see execution). Meaning "to inflict capital punishment" is from late 15c. Related: Executed; executing.