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Case No. 22-1504

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State of Iowa
Johnny Mack Hill Jr.


State of Iowa


Johnny Mack Hill Jr.

Attorney for the Appellee

Joseph D. Ferrentino, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Nan Jennisch, Assistant Appellate Defender

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 06, 2024

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Linn County, Ian K. Thornhill, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Ahlers, P.J., Buller, J., and Vogel, S.J.  Opinion by Vogel, S.J.  (5 pages)

            Johnny Mack Hill Jr. appeals from his conviction for attempted murder, arguing the evidence is insufficient to support his conviction.  OPINION HOLDS: Finding the evidence sufficient for the jury to conclude both that Hill set in motion a force or chain of events that would cause or result in death and that he specifically intended to cause death, we affirm.

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