§61-2-4. Voluntary manslaughter; penalty.
Voluntary manslaughter shall be punished by a definite term of
imprisonment in the penitentiary which is not less than three nor
more than fifteen years. A person imprisoned pursuant to the
provisions of this section is not eligible for parole prior to
having served a minimum of three years of his or her sentence or
the minimum period required by the provisions of section thirteen,
article twelve, chapter sixty-two, whichever is greater.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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