§ 53.1-235

Certificate of execution of death sentence

After execution of the death sentence as provided in this chapter, the physician in attendance shall perform an examination to determine that death has occurred. The Director shall certify the fact of the execution, appending the physician’s death certificate thereto, to the clerk of the court by which such sentence was pronounced. The clerk shall file the certificate with the papers of the case and shall enter the same upon the records of the case.


Code 1950, § 53-319.1; 1978, c. 451; 1982, c. 636.


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