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Case No. 20-1456

State of Iowa
Emmanuel E. Spann


State of Iowa


Emmanuel E. Spann

Attorney for the Appellee

Benjamin Parrott, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Kent A. Simmons

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 02, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Des Moines County, Michael J. Schilling, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Tabor, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (18 pages)

            Emmanuel Spann appeals his conviction for first-degree murder based on a theory of aiding and abetting.  Spann claims the district court erred in admitting certain evidence, his conviction was not supported by substantial evidence, and the court should have granted his motion for new trial.  OPINION HOLDS: After considering all of the issues raised by Spann in this appeal, we affirm his conviction.

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