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Case No. 21-1101

State of Iowa
Fontae Cole Buelow



State of Iowa


Fontae Cole Buelow

Attorney for the Appellee

Genevieve Reinkoester and Douglas D. Hammerand, Assistant Attorneys General

Attorney for the Appellant

Theresa R. Wilson, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 07, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Dubuque County, Monica Ackley, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J. (9 pages)

            Fontae Buelow appeals his conviction for second-degree murder, challenging (I) the sufficiency of the evidence supporting the jury’s finding of guilt; (II) the district court’s denial of his motion for new trial; and (III) the district court’s denial of his motion to suppress a statement he made to police.  OPINION HOLDS: We affirm the district court’s denial of Buelow’s suppression motion and his judgment and sentence for second-degree murder.

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