MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 26-year-old Babbitt, Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for strangling his mother’s boyfriend to death.
In April, Shawn Russel Doherty pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder in a plea deal with the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office.READ MORE: Towns' 3-Point Play Helps Wolves Edge Knicks 112-110
Doherty admitted to killing 55-year-old Paul Bulen, of Mahtomedi, at his mother’s home on Jan. 13, 2014.READ MORE: Media Groups Protest Restrictions For Federal Trial Of Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd's Death
Bulen was later found unconscious on a road near Doherty’s home.MORE NEWS: Sen. Klobuchar Vows 'Consequences' If Putin Attacks Ukraine
“There is no consequence for the defendant that can make up for the loss of Paul Bulen’s life,” assistant St. Louis County attorney Michelle Anderson said. “The victims can’t get back what was lost. I am deeply saddened for the suffering the defendant has caused Paul Bulen’s friends and family and I expressed my support to them.”