Chatty parrot may be submitted as evidence in murder trial

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A foul-mouthed parrot may provide key evidence in the murder trial of a Michigan woman accused of killing her husband more than a year ago.

Glenna Duram, 48, was charged Thursday with first-degree murder in the death of Martin Duram, who was found shot five times in May 2015 at their home in Sand Lake. Glenna was found lying next to Martin with a gunshot wound to her head.

Martin’s family claims the couple’s pet parrot, Bud, likely witnessed the murder after the bird was heard saying “Don’t f------ shoot” in a video taken shortly after Duram’s death, WOOD reported.

The prosecutor told WOOD he hasn’t ruled out using the winged witness on the stand as evidence.

“That bird picks up everything and anything, and it’s got the filthiest mouth around,” Duram’s mom, Lillian Duram, told the station.

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