Local delegate wants to bring back the death penalty to West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – A Mercer County delegate has introduced a bill that would bring back the death penalty for those convicted of first-degree murder.

Delegate Eric Porterfield of Mercer County introduced a bill that would provide the death penalty to those who are found guilty of first-degree murder.  The sentence of death would be executed by lethal injection.

You can read the full bill below:

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