No. 11531.

632 P.2d 339 (1981)

Antonio Wayne WOOD, Appellant, v. The STATE of Nevada, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Nevada.

August 10, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William N. Dunseath, Washoe County Public Defender, and Michael B. McDonald, Deputy, Reno, for appellant.

Richard H. Bryan, Atty. Gen., Carson City, Calvin R.X. Dunlap, Washoe County Dist. Atty., and Edward B. Horn, Deputy Dist. Atty., Reno, for respondent.



A jury convicted Antonio Wayne Wood for the suffocation death of his four and one-half month old son, a felony. N.R.S. 200.030. On appeal, appellant's sole contention is that the state violated standards of due process by failing to preserve sufficient of the victim's brain tissue specimens, evidence relevant to the cause of death. Although we agree that negligence occurred resulting in the loss of some evidence, such does not...

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