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'Hot car death' father indicted on murder, 7 additional charges
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'Hot car death' father indicted on murder, 7 additional charges

'Hot car death' father indicted on murder, 7 additional charges

'Hot car death' father indicted on murder, 7 additional charges

BREAKING: A grand jury has indicted Ross Harris on eight charges, including malice murder, two counts of felony murder, cruelty to children in the first and second degree, criminal attempt to commit a felony and dissemination of harmful materials to minors.

 


 

A grand jury is set to hear the murder case against Ross Harris today and could return its decision on whether to indict him as early as the end of the day.
 
Just before 9 a.m., Channel 2’s Ross Cavitt watched the lead prosecutor in the case walk into the grand jury room.
 
Harris, 33, is accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son, Cooper, inside his SUV for seven hours while he was at work. He is charged with murder and is being held at the Cobb County Jail on no bond.
 
Harris told investigators he forgot to take his son to day care in the morning. Prosecutors say he stopped for breakfast with Cooper at a Chick-fil-A two minutes from where he parked for work at Home Depot.
 
In a probable cause hearing in July, detectives testified that Harris was in his office having explicit conversations with as many as six different women as his son died in the back seat of his car on a hot day.
 
Harris’ wife, Leanna, is not facing any charges in connection to her son’s death.

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