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Statutes > West-virginia > 61 > 61-11-2

§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.