OZARK, MO – The Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announces that Nathan Calistro Falig Jr. was found guilty of rape in the first degree, two counts of sodomy in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree, kidnapping, and two counts of tampering with physical evidence. Falig was found not guilty of armed criminal action. The Honorable Judge Jennifer Growcock reached her verdict after hearing evidence about the September 2015 offenses over the course of a two-day bench trial held on July 25-26, 2017. The verdict was announced in open court on August 3, 2017. Falig is set for sentencing before the Honorable Jennifer Growcock on October 3, 2017, at 10:00 AM.
The case was prosecuted by First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Kristen M. Tuohy. The Ozark Police Department investigated the crime.