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Ex-wife of Colbert triple murder suspect takes the stand in court

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The woman married to triple murder suspect Roy Murry at the time of the crime, took the stand Tuesday afternoon for the prosecutor. Amanda Constable, formerly Amanda Murry, was the only surviving member who lived inside the Colbert home. Her mother, stepfather, and brother were all shot multiple times.

Prosecutors said Amanda and Roy had agreed to divorce just hours before her family was killed. Detectives testified that they found Roy and Amanda's wedding announcement crinkled up in Murry's garbage can.

Amanda told the jury her ex-husband was obsessed with weapons, and socially awkward. She testified that her mother didn't like him immediately. She said a major source of friction was Roy's unwillingness to disarm himself around members of her family.

Amanda just happened to work an overtime shift the night her family was killed. Her testimony will resume Wednesday.

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