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Case No. 18-1809

State of Iowa
Safet Velic


State of Iowa


Safet Velic

Attorney for the Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Stuart G. Hoover

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 03, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Bradley J. Harris, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            Safet Velic appeals his convictions for burglary and domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury.  Velic contends the district court should have excluded some testimony from the trial as hearsay.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the testimony was properly admitted under the excited-utterance exception to the rule against hearsay and affirm.

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