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Wife of Man Charged in Son’s Hot-Car Death Unable to See Him in Jail

Leanna Harris, wife of Justin Ross Harris, arrives in Cobb County Magistrate Court in Marietta, Georgia on July 3, 2014.
Leanna Harris, wife of Justin Ross Harris, arrives in Cobb County Magistrate Court in Marietta, Georgia on July 3, 2014. Reuters

Leanna Harris tried to visit Justin Ross Harris, who has been charged with murder after his 22-month-old son died trapped inside a roasting car

The wife of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia man who is charged with murdering their 22-month-old son by leaving him in a scorching car, tried unsuccessfully Tuesday to see her husband in jail.

Leanna Harris exited the Cobb County Jail and shook her head “no” when NBC News asked her if she was able to speak with him. She was then ushered into a car by another woman, burying her face in her hands as they sped off.

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