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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 61-6-8 §61-6-8. Release or rescue of person in custody charged or convicted under §61-6-7; penalty.
If any person, by force, or other unlawful means, shall release or rescue, or attempt to release or rescue, a person in prison or other custody, charged with, or convicted of an offense under the provisions of the preceding section of this article, he shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon conviction, shall be confined in the penitentiary not less than one nor more than ten years.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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