accomplice witness


accomplice witness
A person who either as principal, accomplice, or accessory, was connected with crime by unlawful act or omission on his part, transpiring either before, at time of, or after commission of offense, and whether or not he was present and participated in crime. Johnson v. State, Tex.Cr.App., 502 S.W.2d 761, 763

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