§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 2014 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.