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Case No. 18-1465

Brian Koncel
State of Iowa


Brian Koncel


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Mark C. Meyer

Attorney for the Appellee

Sheryl Soich, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 29, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Jackson County, Kevin McKeever, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and Doyle, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, J.  (13 pages)

            Brian Koncel appeals the district court’s denial of his application for postconviction relief following his 1997 conviction for first-degree kidnapping.  He challenges the court’s denial of several ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims and raises additional claims.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the denial of Koncel’s postconviction-relief application.

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