Georgia Jury to Hear Father's Statements in Toddler 'Hot Car' Death Case

Judge rules that statements made before police arrested Justin Ross Harris are admissible at trial. Harris is on trial for his son's death caused by being left in a hot car for several hours.
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Transcript for Georgia Jury to Hear Father's Statements in Toddler 'Hot Car' Death Case
We have the case of a Georgia father charged with murder for leaving his toddler son in a hot car. The judge ruled against defendant Ross Harris in a pretrial hearing and Steve osunsami has the story. Reporter: Everything that police say Justin Ross Harris told them that early evening in June of last year when his 22-month-old son cooper died in a steaming SUV is now admissible at trial. He wasn't arrested until later that evening. But the judge's ruling that a jury should hear Harris' statements and emotions at the scene saying that he wasn't being questioned by police at the time. And therefore those statements will be admissible. Reporter: In court one of the lead investigators who got here first shared her take saying he didn't look like a grieving father. He was yell iing, but the yelling was scha Mon to tone. It wasn't what you'd normally see at like death scenes where you see tears. Objection. Reporter: But witnesses who saw Harris pull into this parking lot north of one person still missing. Hundreds ofs return home briefly today to survey ma Dage from that fast-moving wildfire that dtroyesededun hsdr of s.home firefighters are still battling to save thousands more homes in danger. Yeah, a lot of work out there. Great to have Michael here with us this morning. Good morning. Big news from Facebook. Very big news. How many of you use Facebook and you hav that, but you really want to do is that., come on. Well, they're making a big announcement on Facebook that coulhe way that you communicate and express thumb's up or maybe thumb's down. Long time coming. That's coming up in "The speed feed." We always give you two thumbs up. Thank you. We begin this hour with the latest on that tragic shooting that unfolded on live TV. Journalists Alison parker and Adam ward killed by a former She still supports him. She has no even not to. He loved that child more than anything in the world. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Steve osunsami, ABC news, Atlanta.

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