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Case No. 20-1733

State of Iowa
Chad Dietrick


State of Iowa


Chad Dietrick

Attorney for the Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Ashley Stewart, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Kossuth County, Don E. Courtney, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., Tabor, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J. (13 pages)

            Chad Dietrick appeals his conviction for murder in the second degree, asserting the district court erred in refusing to give his requested jury instruction and in concluding the decedent’s confidential medical records offered nothing exculpatory for the defense.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding no error in the jury instructions given or in the court’s ruling on privileged matters, we affirm.

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