Babbitt man charged with murdering house guest
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- A 24-year-old Babbitt man was formally charged Thursday in the killing of a Mahtomedi man.
Shawn Russel Doherty was charged in State District Court in Virginia with second-degree murder in the death Monday of Paul John Bulen, 55.
Judge Gary Pagliaccetti set Doherty’s bail at $1 million and granted an application for a public defender.
Pagliaccetti also ordered that Doherty undergo a competency evaluation before the case proceeds.
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