On May 13, 2015, a neighbor found Martin and Glenna Duram shot in their home. Martin, who went by Marty, was deceased at the scene however, Glenna survived a gunshot to her head. For over a year, police did not have a suspect in custody. And then, a witness came to light. Well, sort of. This Fact is Stranger than Fiction episode discusses how Marty’s pet parrot, Bud, played a role in solving his murder.

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