State v. Rivera-Rieffel

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IN THE SUPREME COURT STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPREME COURT JANUARY 12, 2021 STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA 2021 ND 9 State of North Dakota, Plaintiff and Appellee v. Jose Javier Rivera-Rieffel, Defendant and Appellant No. 20200210 Appeal from the District Court of Burleigh County, South Central Judicial District, the Honorable Gail Hagerty, Judge. AFFIRMED. Per Curiam. Julie A. Lawyer, State’s Attorney, Bismarck, N.D., for plaintiff and appellee; submitted on brief. Benjamin C. Pulkrabek, Mandan, N.D., for defendant and appellant; submitted on brief. State v. Rivera-Rieffel No. 20200210 Per Curiam. [¶1] Jose Javier Rivera-Rieffel appeals from a criminal judgment entered after a jury convicted him of murder and child abuse. He argues the evidence presented at trial is insufficient to support the jury’s verdict. After reviewing the record, we conclude substantial evidence supports the verdict. We summarily affirm under N.D.R.App.P. 35.1(a)(3). [¶2] Jon J. Jensen, C.J. Gerald W. VandeWalle Daniel J. Crothers Lisa Fair McEvers Jerod E. Tufte 1