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CHAPTER 61. CRIMES AND THEIR PUNISHMENT.

ARTICLE 11. GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING CRIMES.

§61-11-2. Capital punishment abolished.

Capital punishment is hereby abolished for all offenses against the laws of the State of West Virginia, and no person heretofore or hereafter convicted of any offense in violation of said laws shall be executed, irrespective of whether the crime was committed, the conviction had, or the sentence imposed, before or after the enactment of this section.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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