Georgia father charged with murder in son's hot-car death
Published on Sep 5, 2014 8:03 AM
ATLANTA (REUTERS) - A Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son strapped inside a hot car and exchanging nude photos with women as the child was dying was indicted on three counts of murder on Thursday by a grand jury.
Justin Ross Harris, 33, could face the death penalty if convicted.
In the eight-count indictment, he faces charges of malice and felony murder, as well as child cruelty and a charge related to sexual exploitation for asking a girl to send him lewd photos.
Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds said he would decide in the next two to three weeks whether to seek the death sentence.
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