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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 62-9-21 §62-9-21. Indictment for keeping house of ill fame.
An indictment for keeping a house of ill fame, assignation house or house of like character, shall be sufficient if it be in form, tenor or effect as follows (after following the form in section one):

That A .............., on the ........ day of ........, nineteen ........, in the said county of ........, and within one year before the finding of this indictment, did unlawfully keep and maintain a certain house of ill fame, assignation house or house of like character, resorted to for the purposes of prostitution and lewdness, against the peace and dignity of the State.

And for letting a house for like purposes, the indictment shall be sufficient if it be in the following form, tenor or effect (after following the form in section one):

That A..............., on the ............ day of ................, nineteen ............, in the said county of ............., and within one year before the finding of this indictment, being the owner of a certain house then and there situate in said county at ........, did then and there unlawfully and knowingly lease, let, rent and permit the same to be rented, leased and used , unlawfully and knowingly, by B ............... for the purpose of prostitution and lewdness, against the peace and dignity of the State.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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