§62-2-1. Prosecutions to be by presentment or indictment.
Prosecutions for offenses against the state, unless otherwise
provided, shall be by presentment or indictment. The trial of a
person on a charge of felony shall always be by indictment; and
indictment may be found in the first instance, whether the accused
has been examined or committed by a justice or not.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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