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Case No. 18-2057

State of Iowa
Magai Aring Nathaniel Anai Kur


State of Iowa


Magai Aring Nathaniel Anai Kur

Attorney for the Appellee

Katie Krickbaum, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 23, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Robert B. Hanson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and May and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J. (6 pages)

            Magai Anai Kur appeals his convictions of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, and first-degree burglary, claiming his counsel provided ineffective assistance.  OPINION HOLDS:  Anai Kur fails to establish counsel breached an essential duty and his ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim thus fails.  We therefore affirm.

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