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Case No. 16-1855

Ricco Fountain Thigpen
State of Iowa


Ricco Fountain Thigpen


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

John G. Daufeldt

Attorney for the Appellee

Zachary C. Miller, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Oct 24, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Mary E. Chicchelly, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Doyle and Mullins, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (7 pages)

            Ricco Thigpen appeals the district court’s denial of his application for postconviction relief, claiming his trial attorney was ineffective in failing to call an eyewitness-identification expert at the suppression hearing and at trial.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s denial of the postconviction-relief application.

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