Suicidal electrocution in a bathtub.Lawrence, Robert D. M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology: September 1985 TECHNICAL NOTES: PDF Only Abstract A case of suicidal electrocution in a filled bathtub is presented with a discussion of the mechanism of electrocution in water. A modern safety device, the Ground Fault Interruptor Circuit, is also described. (C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers.