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To cause death by the passage of an electric current through the body.
[electro- + execute]
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Officers said his burns are consistent with being electrocuted.
It is thought he went on the line to retrieve a football and was electrocuted by the power rail.
20pm on Saturday, to reports of a male having been electrocuted.
One wrote: "I was on the way home from the match yesterday and the train was delayed, the guard said it was because someone had climbed on a train at Durham station and been electrocuted.
AS DELHI celebrated a rainy Independence Day on Sunday -- this is the second consecutive I- Day that witnessed rains in the Capital -- three persons, including two teenagers, were electrocuted in separate incidents.
Separately, a man was electrocuted when he touched an electric pole near the Nipa Chowrangi in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
London-based Palestinian sources told AL HAYAT that UAE authorities kept the slaying of the Hamas official under wraps since that date until Thursday when his body arrived in Damascus following reports that he was electrocuted then strangled to death.
Summary: An investigation has been launched after a 13-year-old boy died when he was electrocuted at a rail freight depot.
A family has demanded electricity laws be changed after an inquest ruled a mother-of-two, originally from the West Midlands, was electrocuted when she touched her bath taps with wet hands.
A spokeswoman said the boy may have been electrocuted before he fell from the structure in woods close to Hollins Lane, Sunnyside.
The boy was electrocuted in Thailand on December 30 last year.
POLICE are investigating whether a man was electrocuted after his body was found on top of a train at a city centre rail station.