Crime in West Virginia

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This article refers to crime in the U.S. state of West Virginia.

State statistics[edit]

In 2008 there were 51,376 crimes reported in West Virginia, including 67 murders.[1] In 2014 there were 43,236 crimes reported, including 74 murders.[1] West Virginias Ten worst cities statistically to live in is Fairmont, South Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Beckley , Wheeling, Charleston and Huntington with a annual crime rate of 394.

Capital punishment laws[edit]

Capital punishment is not applied in this state.[2]