State v. Keadle

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State v. Keadle

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November 2, 2021
Case Time
9:00 AM
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District Court
Case Summary

S-20-0580 State of Nebraska v. Joshua W. Keadle (Appellant)

Gage County District Court, Hon. Rick A. Schreiner

Attorneys: Jeffrey A. Pickens (Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy, for Appellant); Melissa R. Vincent (Office of the Attorney General, for Appellee)

Criminal: Second-degree murder; Due process

Proceedings Below: On February 13, 2020, the jury found Appellant guilty of second-degree murder. On July 15, 2020, Appellant was sentenced to 71 years to life imprisonment with credit for 143 days served prior to sentencing.

Issue on Appeal: Whether the evidence adduced at trial was sufficient to establish corpus delicti beyond a reasonable doubt in violation of Appellant’s rights to a fair trial and due process of law as guaranteed by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and art. I § 3 of the Nebraska Constitution.   

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