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Fists, Bleeding Work for ‘Malicious Wounding’ (access required)

A man charged with malicious wounding for striking the victim with his fist, but no other weapon, causing bleeding from his eye and mouth can be convicted under Va. Code § 18.2-51, the Court of Appeals holds. Appellant contends the trial court erred by failing to strike the indictment charging malicious wounding because the evidence was ...

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