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18-year-old Bemidj man pleads guilty to killing his grandmother

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BEMIDJI - Nicholas Shutter has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree murder.

The plea was entered Monday in front of Beltrami County District Court Judge Paul Benshoof.


Shutter, now 18, killed his grandmother Marilyn Shutter on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2005, when he was 15. She was shot with a deer rifle.

Nicholas Shutter's sentencing has been set for Feb. 17. The maximum penalty of felony second-degree murder is 40 years in prison.

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