Ga. boy’s mom also researched hot-car deaths

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — New search warrants released Sunday show the mother of a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car also admitted to police she researched hot-car deaths and “how it occurs.” Leanna Harris hasn’t been charged in the death of her son, 22-month-old Cooper. But a search warrant released Sunday said the woman went onto the Internet before the child’s death to search for information about children dying in cars. Police say Cooper died after being left in the backseat of an SUV by his father June 18. Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder and child cruelty after his son, Cooper, died after being left in the car for more than seven hours while Harris was at work. Harris claims he simply forgot his child was in the back seat. According to a police warrant filed after the child died, it was 88 degrees at 5:16 p.m.

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