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Case No. 18-1809

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State of Iowa
v.
Safet Velic

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Safet Velic

Attorneys for Appellee

Thomas E. Bakke, Assistant Attorney General

Attorneys for Appellant

Stuart G. Hoover

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-1809
Date Published:
Jun 03, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Bradley J. Harris, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., and Doyle and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, C.J.  (5 pages)

            Safet Velic appeals his convictions for burglary and domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury.  Velic contends the district court should have excluded some testimony from the trial as hearsay.  OPINION HOLDS: We find the testimony was properly admitted under the excited-utterance exception to the rule against hearsay and affirm.

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