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Case No. 21-1856

Donald Leroy Smith Jr.
State of Iowa


Donald Leroy Smith Jr.


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

John C. Heinicke

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 08, 2023

              Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, Jeffrey Farrell, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Greer and Badding, JJ.  Opinion by Greer, J.  (5 pages)

              Donald Smith appeals the denial of his application for postconviction DNA testing.  OPINION HOLDS: Because Smith cannot show how DNA evidence would have changed the outcome of his trial, we affirm.

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