Suicidal electrocution in a bathtubLawrence Robert D. M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and 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. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.