(720 ILCS 5/7-10) (from Ch. 38, par. 7-10)
    Sec. 7-10. Execution of death sentence.
    A public officer who, in the exercise of his official duty, puts a person to death pursuant to a sentence of a court of competent jurisdiction, is justified if he acts in accordance with the sentence pronounced and the law prescribing the procedure for execution of a death sentence.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)