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Case No. 21-1151

Santos Rosales Martinez
State of Iowa


Santos Rosales Martinez


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Jennifer Bennett Finn

Attorney for the Appellee

Sharon K. Hall (until withdrawal) and Nicholas E. Siefert, Assistant Attorneys General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Dec 21, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Buena Vista County, Shayne Mayer, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Ahlers, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (4 pages)

            Santos Rosales Martinez appeals the dismissal of his application for postconviction relief (PCR) and the denial of his motion for a private investigator.  OPINION HOLDS: His PCR application is not timely, and he cannot show a reasonable need for a private investigator.

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