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Case No. 18-1032

Santonyo Sima Pendleton
State of Iowa


Santonyo Sima Pendleton


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Mark C. Meyer

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Joel A. Dalrymple, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Doyle, P.J., May, J., and Mahan, S.J.  Opinion by Mahan, S.J.  (7 pages)

            Santanyo Pendleton appeals the district court’s denial of his application for postconviction relief following his 2015 convictions of sexual abuse in the third degree, raising claims of ineffective assistance of counsel and prosecutorial misconduct.  OPINION HOLDS: Upon our review, we affirm the court’s order denying Pendleton’s application for postconviction relief.

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