Q: If someone is indicited for a crime but tried by a jury for a crime not in the indictment and convicted,legal or no
A: Although your question is a little unclear, I believe you may be referencing lesser included offenses. For example, a person that was indicted for aggravated assault may be found guilty of simple assault (i.e., the lesser included offense) by a jury. It is indeed legal and is often a strategy utilized by either the state or defense during trial.
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