We would suggest the garrote, bow and gun trap also as being very effective.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
And so the new Cabinet Minister has been garrotted in the street.
"Phineas Finn" by Anthony Trollope
He tore Myton's letter to bits, and refreshed his faith in the god of Things As They Are by garroting a mill in Texas.
"A Certain Rich Man" by William Allen White
They garrote people in the most barbarous manner out there now.
"Captain Jinks, Hero" by Ernest Crosby
He was apparently as familiar with the garrote as the knife.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
Before he was garroted, Atahualpa begged that his remains might be preserved at Quito with those of his mother's people.
"South American Fights and Fighters" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
I am often told that whipping put an end to garroting.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
The garrote had been already erected in front of his gaol!
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
The methods of the garroter were quick, sure and silent.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
Then he began to grow faint from lack of breath; he was nearly garroted by his collar.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day