Jury deliberating 2nd day in Georgia hot car death trial

Justin Ross Harris, who is accused of intentionally killing his son in June 2014 by leaving him in the car in suburban Atlanta, stands during his murder trial Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, Pool)
Justin Ross Harris, who is accused of intentionally killing his son in June 2014 by leaving him in the car in suburban Atlanta, stands during his murder trial Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Brunswick, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, Pool)

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) – Jurors weighing murder charges against a Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car have started their first full day of deliberations by reviewing a video of his interview with police.

Jurors then resumed deliberations Wednesday in the trial of Justin Ross Harris. He faces charges including malice murder after his 22-month-old son, Cooper, died in June 2014 in a parking lot outside Harris’ workplace in metro Atlanta.

Harris, who moved to Georgia from Alabama in 2012, told police he forgot to take the boy to daycare. But prosecutors say Harris intentionally killed his son to escape his family responsibilities at a time when Harris was pursuing sexual affairs outside his marriage.

Jurors began deliberating Tuesday but were dismissed early so they could vote in the election.

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