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Case No. 19-0578

State of Iowa
Stephen Embree


State of Iowa


Stephen Embree

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jun 17, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Boone County, Steven J. Oeth, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Mullins, J. (6 pages)

            Stephen Embree appeals his conviction of sexual abuse in the second degree.  He argues there was no sexual purpose to his contact with the child.  The State argues sufficient evidence was presented to the jury regarding Embree’s sexual purpose.  OPINION HOLDS: On our review of the record, sufficient evidence was presented to support Embree’s conviction. 

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