autoerotic death

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Death from self-strangulatory asphyxia or electrical self-stimulation

autoerotic death

Sexology
1. Death from self-strangulatory asphyxia or electrical self-stimulation as part of a paraphilic masturbatory ritual in which a ligature of some type is placed around the neck.
2. Death from asphyxiation or electrocution, as a miscalculation in a paraphilic sexuoerotic ritual involving self-strangulation or self-applied electric current. See Electrocutophilia.

au·to·er·ot·ic death

(aw'tō-ĕr-ot'ik deth)
Death as a result of strangulation with a rope or cord affixed to the neck during the course of masturbation, based on the premise that the strength of the orgasm is increased somewhat by hypoxia.