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Convicted on the words of a bird

This must be one of the strangest convictions ever.

"A woman has been found guilty of shooting her husband five times in a Michigan murder case apparently witnessed by a parrot.

Glenna Duram shot her husband, Martin, in front of the couple's pet in 2015, before turning the gun on herself in a failed suicide attempt.

The parrot later repeated the words "Don't shoot!" in the victim's voice, according to Mr Duram's ex-wife."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40665520
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Old 20.07.2017, 10:32
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This must be one of the strangest convictions ever.
The parrot was not a witness, nor presented as evidence, so fake news.

She shot her husband, then herself, the forensics would have been a no-brainer.

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Old 20.07.2017, 10:35
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Re: Convicted on the words of a bird

The woman is now facing bird after the parrot squawked when she was up before the beak.
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Old 20.07.2017, 12:54
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The parrot was not a witness, nor presented as evidence, so fake news.

She shot her husband, then herself, the forensics would have been a no-brainer.

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Indeed the title of this thread is fake news.
What's the point in such threads?!
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Old 20.07.2017, 12:59
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Re: Convicted on the words of a bird

its a warning to us all, kill your partners out of ear shot of the pets
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Old 20.07.2017, 13:24
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Indeed the title of this thread is fake news.
What's the point in such threads?!
Give you a laugh or opportunity to make bad jokes.
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Old 20.07.2017, 13:39
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The parrot was not a witness, nor presented as evidence, so fake news.

She shot her husband, then herself, the forensics would have been a no-brainer.

Tom
Thank you Columbo!
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The parrot was not a witness, nor presented as evidence, so fake news.

She shot her husband, then herself, the forensics would have been a no-brainer.

Tom
Even if not, how exactly would the bird's "words" prove who shot? It said the words in the victim's voice, not in the wife's.
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Old 20.07.2017, 15:29
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Re: Convicted on the words of a bird

There should be nothing amusing about murder-suicide.

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Re: Convicted on the words of a bird

of course it is fake news, we all know that the grey parrot is a kind of parrot with a very rich fantasy.
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