When any person shall be struck, wounded, poisoned or otherwise injured or ill-treated within the limits of this State and shall die thereof beyond the limits of this State, whether on the high seas or elsewhere, the person so striking, wounding, poisoning or otherwise causing death as aforesaid shall be subject to indictment, trial and punishment in the county in which the stroke, wound, poisoning or other injury or ill-treatment was committed, in all respects the same as if the death had occurred in such county.

Legislative history
1962 Code Section 17-454; 1952 Code Section 17-454; 1942 Code Section 1017; 1932 Code Section 1017; Cr. P. '22 Section 108; Cr. C. '12 Section 144; Cr. C. '02 Section 116; G. S. 2461; R. S. 116; 1859 (12) 822.