Jury deciding Duram case known for parrot witness

Jury deliberating in Duram murder trial

SAND LAKE, MICH. - A jury is deciding on a verdict in the case of a Newaygo County woman charged with murdering her husband.

Glenna Duram is on trial for first-degree murder and a gun charge in the May 2016 shooting death of Martin Duram at their home near Sand Lake.

Glenna Duram also suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but has since recovered.

Related: Wife charged with May 2015 murder of her husband at Sand Lake home

The case got widespread attention after it was learned the only witness to the shooting was the couple's pet parrot, "Bud." Family members say the bird started repeating what they believe were Martin Duram's last words, "don't shoot."

The trial started last week.

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