Thursday, July 20, 2017

"A bizarre west Michigan murder: a parrot, a psychic and an angry wife"

Via Drudge:  A jury has convicted a western Michigan woman of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot.

The Newaygo County jury deliberated about eight hours before finding 49-year-old Glenna Duram guilty Wednesday of killing 46-year-old Martin Duram. He was shot five times in May 2015. Glenna Duram suffered a head wound in what prosecutors said was a suicide attempt, but survived.

Martin Duram’s ex-wife, Christina Keller, has said that after the slaying, the pet parrot, Bud, repeated “don’t (expletive) shoot” in Martin Duram’s voice. Keller took ownership of the bird after Martin Duram’s death.

Duram is due to be sentenced Aug. 28 on the murder and a felony firearm charge.

(Link to story)

4 comments:

ampersand said...

A mighty important lesson here. Dead birds tell no tales.

Lem said...

A little bird told.

Eric the Fruit Bat said...

It's the plumber!

Eric the Fruit Bat said...

Hey! Whaddayaknow??!! It lives!

Link to YouTube.