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Noun1.electrocutioner - an executioner who uses electricity to kill the condemned person
executioner, public executioner - an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant
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Fiorletta acted in the upcoming movie Days of the Commune and on stage in Tony Award-winner Mario Fratti's Iraq/Blindness and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks's The Electrocutioner's Daughter.
'Then the electrocutioner turned on the switch and when he did Willie Francis' lips puffed out and he groaned and jumped so that the chair came off the floor.
But a physician has never been thought to be an appropriate hangman, firing squad member, or electrocutioner. With the advent of lethal injection as the preferred method of execution, however, physicians have become prominent in the execution itself, since it is often seen as the physician's role to prescribe the drugs needed to insure death, insert the IV, and supervise the administration of the drugs.