§62-3-18. Conviction of attempt on trial for felony; effect of
general verdict of not guilty.
On an indictment for felony, the jury may find the accused not
guilty of the felony, but guilty of an attempt to commit such
felony; and a general verdict of not guilty upon such indictment
shall be a bar to a subsequent prosecution for an attempt to commit
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session