Babbitt Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering Mom’s Boyfriend

Babbitt Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

A 26-year-old Babbitt man has pleaded guilty to killing his mother’s boyfriend.

Shawn Doherty entered the plea to a count of second degree murder.

He strangled 55-year-old Paul Bulen of Mahtomedi to death.

Bulen was found dead outside his girlfriend’s home.

The incident happened in January of 2014.

Sentencing is set for May 7th and he’s expected to serve more than 27 years in prison.

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