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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 62-9-3 §62-9-3. Indictment for murder.
An indictment for murder 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 ................., feloniously, wilfully, maliciously, deliberately and unlawfully did slay, kill and murder one B.................., against the peace and dignity of the State.

Upon the trial of such indictment the accused may be convicted of either murder of the first degree, murder of the second degree, voluntary manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter, as the evidence may warrant.

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