Thursday, June 9, 2016

"PARROTS PROVE DEADLY" in real life?

Someone dies ... is it murder? What if the only witness is a foul-mouthed African grey parrot? That was the premise of my "Parrots Prove Deadly," a Pru Marlowe pet noir. But now it's unfolding in a real-life murder case, where the prosecution wants to be able to use a parrot's speech as testimony...

“There’s a good chance [Bud] basically had a PTSD breakdown and is repeating the last thing his favorite person said,” a parrot expert told the Huffington Post. “Is it provable though?"

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