Georgia dad charged with murder after son dies in hot car

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- A Cobb County man has been charged with murder and cruelty to children after leaving his 22-month-old son in a hot car all day.

According to Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce, the father, 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris, went to work at around 9 a.m. Wednesday. Cobb County police said Harris was supposed to bring the boy to daycare. Instead he went to work, apparently forgetting the child was strapped in his car seat in the back of the vehicle.

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