WVC 38 - 4 - 28
§38-4-28. Liability of officer for money received under execution
payable to nonresident of county.
No officer, receiving money under execution, when the person
to whom it is payable resides in a different county from that in
which the officer resides, shall be liable to have any judgment
rendered against him or his sureties for the nonpayment thereof,
until a demand of payment be made of such officer in his county
by such creditor or his attorney at law, or some person having a
written order from the creditor.