A Mineral County man who was serving a 150-year sentence died at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center regional medical facility in Carson City on April 22.
Julian R. Falcon had been arrested on October 2, 1992, at the age of 26, after he had allegedly entered the home of a local woman and committed various degrees of offenses and was sentenced to the following counts: crimes of sexual assault with the use of deadly weapon (17 counts); first degree kidnapping with use of deadly weapon; burglary; dissuading witness from reporting a crime (two counts); supplying a controlled substance; use of a controlled substance to aid in the commission of a felony (two counts); possession of a controlled substance; being under the influence of a controlled substance (two counts).He was 26 years old at the time of his sentencing.
Falcon would be found guilty by a Mineral County jury on March 25, 1993 to the counts as listed. On May 12, Falcon would be sentenced by (the late) Judge John Davis in the Fifth District Court to 150 years. He was given 232 days of presentence confinement time and had been represented at sentencing by Public Defender Rick Lawton, who was the defense counsel. Deputy District Attorney Dennis Wilson served as prosecutor for the state.
Falcon was 49 years of age at the time of his death. Currently the cause of death is unknown and the Carson City Sheriff’s Office has arranged for an autopsy.