Iowa Supreme Court Finds Bullet Lead Analysis Still Relevant For Murder Case
(May 23, 2016, 1:18 PM EDT) -- DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court on May 20 upheld a defendant’s conviction of first-degree murder in connection with a death, finding that recent scientific developments have not discredited compositional bullet lead analysis (CBLA), which was used in expert testimony (Glendale More Jr. v. State of Iowa, No. 14-1623, Iowa Sup.; 2016 Iowa Sup. LEXIS 60).
(Opinion available. Document #30-160610-012Z.)
A jury of the Scott County, Iowa, District Court convicted Glendale More Jr. of first-degree murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend,...