No. 99-2034.

627 N.W.2d 910 (2001)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. Pamela Mary CHRISTIANSON, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

May 31, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard Stochl of Elwood, O'Donohoe, Stochl, Braun & Churbuck, New Hampton, for appellant.

Thomas J. Miller, Attorney General, Jean C. Pettinger, Assistant Attorney General, and Joseph M. Haskovec, County Attorney, for appellee.

Considered en banc.

LARSON, Justice.

Pamela Christianson has appealed her conviction and sentence for involuntary manslaughter under Iowa Code section 707.5(1) (1997). The issue raised is one of first impression: whether the results of a blood alcohol test are admissible, under the doctrine of inevitable discovery, despite a lack of reasonable grounds to believe the defendant was intoxicated at the time a sample of blood was taken for alcohol analysis. We conclude the doctrine of inevitable...

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