'Hot Car Dad' Indicted for Toddler Son's Murder

Justin Harris, 33, will be tried for malice murder and could face the death penalty if convicted.
1:13 | 09/04/14

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We saw the lead prosecutors in the cross hairs case heading to the grand jury room just before nine. About ninety minutes later we saw the indictment head over to the superior courthouse where short time later we learned just in Ross areas. And being indicted on eight counts starting -- Malice murder a potential death penalty count a significant charge says attorney -- hollow like it's not only that they admit to do it. That they thought about it they planned it. They did in -- holding calculating way something more than merely intentional. Malice murder charge leaves no doubt prosecutors Lee Harris intentionally killed his son Cooper leaving him in his car on a hot summer day. All Ross went to work in his Home Depot IT job. Harris was initially charged with felony murder leaving room for a horrific accident as the cause but the malice indictment. Raises the stakes for Harris his attorneys and prosecutors. All cases are tough to prove when you don't have direct evidence -- it's based all circumstantial evidence. The prosecutors gonna have to piece together an entire puzzle. Not just one piece of the jigsaw puzzle but enough of that puzzle for the jury to see the whole picture.

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