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Dead toddler's father searched the internet for hot car deaths

Georgia police investigating the recent death of a 22-month-old toddler have found new evidence leading them to believe the case is more than "simple negligence."

The police found internet searches on the toddler's father's computer about hot car deaths. CNN reports that one search included "how long does it take for an animal to die in a hot car."

Justin Ross Harris told police the death of his son, Cooper Harris, on June 18 was an accident when he forget to drop off his son at day care — leaving him unattended in an SUV for seven hours — but police are suspicious of the explanation. "The chain of events that occurred in this case does not point toward simple negligence, and evidence will be presented to support this allegation," Cobb County Police Chief John House told CNN.

Harris has been charged with murder and second-degree child cruelty, and he has pleaded not guilty to both charges.