WVC 25 - 4 - 11
§25-4-11. Escape; aiding escape.
(a) Any inmate of a center who shall escape from said center
or the custody of an officer or employee of such center shall be
guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, be committed to
the custody of the commissioner of corrections for not more than
five years. A term of incarceration imposed pursuant to the
provisions of this section shall be imposed as a consecutive
sentence and not served concurrently with any sentence or period of
confinement previously imposed.
(b) Any person who willfully permits or aids any inmate of
such center to escape therefrom or conceals him with the intent of
enabling him to elude pursuit is guilty of a felony and, upon
conviction thereof, shall be committed to the custody of the
commissioner of corrections for not more than five years.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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