§62-3-8. Jury for defendants indicted and tried jointly; jury for
separate trials of persons jointly indicted.
Persons indicted and tried jointly, for a felony, shall be
allowed to strike from the panel of jurors not more than six
thereof, and only such as they all agree upon shall be stricken
therefrom; and if they cannot agree upon the names to be so
stricken off, the prosecuting attorney shall strike therefrom a
sufficient number of names to reduce the panel to twelve. If
persons jointly indicted elect to be, or are, tried separately, the
panel in the case of each shall be made up as provided in the third
section of this article.