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McCain appeals murder conviction

KEOKUK, Ia (WGEM) — A Lee County man convicted of first-degree murder in October has filed an appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court.

25-year-old Adam McCain was convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of CaLove Sackman on October 24th after a bench trial ended in a mandatory life sentence for McCain.

Four days later, on October 28th, McCain filed an appeal.

Kendra Abfalter, the public defender that represented McCain in his October bench trial, filed the appeal but will not represent McCain during the appeal process.

A court date and judge have not been assigned to McCain’s appeal at this time.

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Mark Schneider

Assignment Editor

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