Eye Witness Parrot

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Eye Witness Parrot
Breaking News: June 10, 2016

Michigan prosecutors are trying to determine whether a parrot can be a witness in a murder case where a Michigan man was shot and killed in his home last year.

Weeks later, his African grey parrot apparently mimicked what may have been an argument before the shooting.

Don Dahler asked a parrot expert whether the pet could hold the key to the mystery.

UPDATE: 10 a.m. EDT June 27, 2016

Parrot repeating words man said before death

They believe she killed him and tried but failed to kill herself.

A few weeks after his death last May, the couple’s parrot started repeating a loud, profane argument between a male and a female:

The man told her to, “Get out.”

“It’s an interesting novelty and it’s been a great opportunity for me to learn about African parrots,” he says. “It is something we are going to be looking at to determine if it’s reliable to use or if its information we need to prosecute this case.”

~ Newago County Prosecuting Attorney Robert Springstead

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