§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 2012 1st Special Session