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Case No. 17-1306

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In re the Detention of Dempsey

Eric Dempsey, Respondent-Appellant

Attorney for Appellant

Jill A. Eimermann

Attorney for Appellee

Linda J. Hines, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 15, 2018

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark R. Lawson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Danilson, C.J., and Mullins and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Danilson, C.J. (5 pages)

           Eric Dempsey appeals from the jury verdict finding him to be a sexually violent predator subject to civil commitment under Iowa Code chapter 229A (2015).  Dempsey challenges the sufficiency of the evidence showing that he is a sexually violent predator.  OPINION HOLDS: We conclude there is sufficient evidence and affirm.

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