principal in first degree


principal in first degree
One who commits a criminal act either in person or through an innocent agent. State v Wilson, 235 Iowa 538, 17 NW2d 138; State v Minton, 234 NC 716, 68 SE2d 844, 31 ALR2d 682; Red v State, 39 Tex Crim 667, 47 SW 1003.

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