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The former UK politician Michael Portillo did a documentary on that very subject and came to just that conclusion:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/tvandradioblog/2008/jan/...

There did seem to be some resistance to the idea that executions would be simply drifting off - suffering seemed to be a desired part of it :-(

Edit: For the record, I'm not in favour executing anyone but if it has to be done I don't see why people have to suffer.




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