Jury deliberations enter 4th day in hot-car death trial

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, Justin Ross Harris, right, motions to a image on a laptop on the defendant’s tables to one of his attorneys, T. Bryan Limpkin, as the pre-trial motion hearings continue in Marietta, Ga.  The trial for Harris, accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die is set to begin Monday, April 11, 2016.  Harris is accused of leaving 22-month-old Cooper to die in June 2014. He's been held without bond since then on multiple charges, including murder. His attorneys have called the death a tragic accident.  (Kelly J. Huff/Marietta Daily Journal via AP, Pool)
FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015 file photo, Justin Ross Harris, right, motions to a image on a laptop on the defendant’s tables to one of his attorneys, T. Bryan Limpkin, as the pre-trial motion hearings continue in Marietta, Ga. The trial for Harris, accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die is set to begin Monday, April 11, 2016. Harris is accused of leaving 22-month-old Cooper to die in June 2014. He's been held without bond since then on multiple charges, including murder. His attorneys have called the death a tragic accident. (Kelly J. Huff/Marietta Daily Journal via AP, Pool)

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) – Jury deliberations are entering their fourth day in the trial of a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died in a hot car.

Jurors are scheduled to resume weighing evidence Monday morning in the case against Justin Ross Harris. The metro Atlanta web developer is charged with malice murder and other crimes in the June 2014 death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper.

Prosecutors used the month-long trial to make a case that Harris intentionally killed his son to escape from family responsibilities while he sought sexual affairs outside his marriage. Defense attorneys say Harris, who moved to Georgia from Alabama in 2012, loved his son and the boy’s death was a tragic accident.

The jury deliberated Tuesday through Thursday last week without reaching a verdict.

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