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Fallon homicide defendant sentenced

Jake Burghduff, the first defendant to be tried in the homicide case of Fallon resident Isaac Carrier, was sentenced on Tuesday, receiving a punishment that was far less than recommended by the prosecution. Burghduff received a 15-year sentence to the Department of Corrections with 10 years suspended. He was given credit for 253 days already served, as of Oct. 17.

He was also ordered to pay approximately $19,000 in reparations, was ordered by the court to seek assistance for mental health and substance abuse issues and will be required to register as a violent offender.

With this sentence, Bur...


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