Father Accused of Murder in Son's Hot Car Death

Prosecutors argue Justin Harris Ross "wanted to live a child-free life."
1:41 | 07/03/14

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Courtroom in Georgia and to a case stunning much of this country a father charged with the unthinkable his young son left and a hot car and authorities say this was no accident. And tonight they are now laying out the evidence ABC's Steve -- -- in the courthouse. He claims it was a tragic accident but in a -- Georgia courtroom today prosecutors argued that 33 year old Justin Ross -- Left his 22 month old son to die in a hot car on purpose. Cooper Harris died of heat stroke June 18 after more than seven hours and his father silver SUV. Harris says he forgot to drop his son off at daycare that morning but today police shared that they have surveillance video of Harris and his son. Eating breakfast -- a chick -- restaurant down the road just moments before Harris strapped him back into the car seat and drove less than a mile into work. An actor. He guy's laptop -- now that the defendant immediately get out of the car. He did not. Today the judge ordered him held without bond the lead investigator says police have video of Harris returning to the SUV after launched. And during the day they say Harris was texting lewd pictures to women who are not his wife including one who -- seventy. -- -- is shown that this was intentional. They argue he wanted a child free life and even search the Internet on child heatstroke deaths but harris' attorney said it was a mistake any parent could make. That harris' death in his right ear and might not have heard -- son. Possible that you play. In his -- -- elsewhere. Harris is charged with murder and second degree child cruelty he's pleading not guilty -- Centanni ABC news Marietta Georgia.

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