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Until 1991, the State of Louisiana used the electric chair as its sole method of execution. Following new legislation, the State of Louisiana opted for the use of lethal injection as the sole method of execution. "Gruesome Gertie" was the name applied by death row inmates to the Louisiana electric chair.


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Gruesome Gertie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (290 words)
Gruesome Gertie was the nickname given by death row inmates to the Louisiana electric chair.
Following new legislation enacted in 1991, the State of Louisiana opted for the use of lethal injection as the sole method of execution.
The last person executed on Gruesome Gertie was Andrew Lee Jones, on July 22, 1991.
gruesome - definition of gruesome by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia. (220 words)
gruesome - shockingly repellent; inspiring horror; "ghastly wounds"; "the grim aftermath of the bombing"; "the grim task of burying the victims"; "a grisly murder"; "gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"; "macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"; "macabre tortures conceived by madmen"
It was nearly in the heart of the town, yet by night it was as gruesome a place as the most dismal of human moods could crave.
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