A criminal defendant cannot be convicted for a crime solely based on the testimony of an alleged accomplice. Consider the following:
A conviction cannot be had upon the testimony of an accomplice unless corroborated by other evidence tending to connect the defendant with the offense committed; and the corroboration is not sufficient if it merely shows the commission of the offense. Tex. Crim. Proc. Code art. 38.14. In order to be an accomplice, the person must be susceptible to prosecution for the offense with which the accused is charged or a lesser included offense. See Medina v. State, 7 S.W.3d 633, 641 (Tex. Crim. App. 1999).
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