particeps criminis

Definition of "particeps criminis"
  1. An individual who participates in committing a legal offense
How to use "particeps criminis" in a sentence
  1. In the robbery case, a man was found to be a particeps criminis due to his direct involvement.
  2. The detective discovered that the woman was not an innocent bystander, but a particeps criminis in the scheme.
  3. Although indirectly involved, the individual was deemed a particeps criminis for supplying the tools for the crime.

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