if two witnesses gave statements about the defendent is being held for but the victim does not cooroperate or accuse the defendent will the defendents still be held accountable for the crime
4 Answers from Attorneys
If the witnesses saw it and can testify to the facts, the prosecution may have enough evidence without the victims cooperation and can convict.
The prosecutor does not need a victim's testimony if there is other evidence that proves the crime.
These decisions are not up to the victim. The prosecutor gets to decide whether to pursue the case.
There are ways to make a reluctant victim testify. Besides, there may be more than enough evidence even without that testimony.
That is a prosecutorial decision. If they want to prosecute and they feel they have enough evidence then that's what they will do.,
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