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Case No. 17-1343

State of Iowa
v.
Steve Armsted

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Steve Armsted

Attorneys for Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1343
Date Published:
Dec 05, 2018
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Clinton County, Mark R. Lawson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., Bower, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (5 pages)

            Steve Armsted appeals his conviction for willful injury causing serious injury.  OPINION HOLDS:  We find the present record is not adequate for us to address Armsted’s claim of ineffective assistance of counsel regarding defense counsel’s failure to present expert testimony on the issue of eyewitness identification or request a jury instruction on eyewitness identification, and we determine the issue should be preserved for postconviction proceedings.  We affirm Armsted’s conviction.

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