§62-3-16. Verdicts jury may find on indictments for homicide or
On an indictment for felonious homicide, the jury may find the
accused not guilty of the felony, but guilty of involuntary
manslaughter. And on any indictment for maliciously shooting,
stabbing, cutting, or wounding a person, or by any means causing
him bodily injury, with intent to kill him, the jury may find the
accused not guilty of the offense charged, but guilty of
maliciously doing such act with intent to maim, disfigure, or
disable, or of unlawfully doing it, with intent to maim, disfigure,
disable, or kill, such person.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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