STATE OF TENNESSEE v. IOKA KIMBUKE KYLES - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Mar 7, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Nicholas McGregor, Nashville, Tennessee, for the Defendant-Appellant, Ioka Kumbuke Kyles.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Leslie E. Price, Senior Counsel; Glenn R. Funk, District Attorney General; and Jennifer Smith, Assistant District Attorney General, for the Appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): MCMULLEN

The Defendant, Ioka Kimbuke Kyles, entered guilty pleas in the Davidson County Criminal Court to two counts of facilitation of aggravated child abuse and one count of facilitation of aggravated child neglect. The trial court imposed concurrent eight-year sentences for each count, to be served in confinement. On appeal, the Defendant argues that the trial court erred in denying alternative sentencing. Upon review, we affirm the judgment of the trial court.

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