The Cobb man accused of leaving his toddler son in an SUV for seven hours researched child deaths inside vehicles, new documents released Saturday morning revealed.
Justin Harris has been held without bond at the Cobb County jail since the night of June 18, hours after 22-month-old Cooper Harris was declared dead in a shopping center parking lot. In addition to murder, Justin Harris has also been charged with second degree child cruelty, also a felony.
“During an interview with Justin, He stated that he recently researched, through the internet, child deaths inside vehicles and what temperature it needs to be for that to occur,” according to search warrants obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Justin stated that he was fearful that this could happen.”
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