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Case No. 22-0071

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State of Iowa
v.
Reginald Demorrow Little

Appellee

State of Iowa

Appellant

Reginald Demorrow Little

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
22-0071
Date Published:
Apr 24, 2024
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Johnson County, Lars G. Anderson, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Bower, C.J., Greer, J., and Carr, S.J.  Opinion by Carr, S.J.  (11 pages)

            Reginald Little appeals his conviction for first-degree murder under a theory of felony murder, with the underlying felony being first-degree robbery.  OPINION HOLDS: We find there is substantial evidence in the record to show first-degree robbery was committed by another person and Little aided and abetted, or engaged in joint criminal conduct, with this person.  We also find the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying Little’s motion for a new trial.  We affirm Little’s conviction.

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