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Case No. 21-0755

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Roberto Villasenor
State of Iowa


Roberto Villasenor


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Robert P. Ranschau, Assistant Appellate Defender

Attorneys for Appellee

Sharon K. Hall, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
May 25, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Polk County, William P. Kelly, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Schumacher, P.J., Badding, J., and Potterfield, S.J.  Opinion by Potterfield, S.J.  (5 pages)

            Roberto Villasenor appeals the summary dismissal of his application for postconviction relief, arguing the court erred in rejecting his claims of newly-discovered evidence and equitable tolling.  OPINION HOLDS: Villasenor has failed to rebut the State’s showing it was entitled to judgment as a matter of law.  We affirm.

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