COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- New search warrants released Sunday show Leanna Harris also admitted to police she researched hot car deaths and "how it occurs".
The warrants were for a Dell Dimension 9200 Computer Tower from the Harris' home, Google Chrome cast, a McBook Pro Laptop, a Lenovo T530 Think Pad taken from Justin Harris' car, an Apple MacBook Pro, and iPhone and an iPad from the car.
Harris' husband Justin Ross Harris is charged with murder and child crueltyafter their 22-month old son Cooper died after being left in the car for more than seven hours while Justin Harris was at work. Harris claims he simply forgot his child was in the back seat.
The funeral for 22-month-old Cooper Harris was Saturday, and his father called the funeral and spoke by speaker phone to those attending.
Harris was not allowed to attend the funeral, but told the crowd "thank you for everything. I'm sorry I can't be there."
Harris' wife Leanna said "Ross is, was and will be a great daddy," to which family and friends gave a standing ovation. Leanna told the crowd she is not angry with her husband over their son's death.
Around 200 people attended the services for 22-month-old Cooper. Church officials told us the family would not make any statements to the media. But inside the funeral they spoke glowingly of Ross Harris who was listening via speakerphone from jail.
Earlier in the week, Cooper's family requested a flash drive of pictures of cooper to show at the funeral. That request was denied by Cobb County police who said they needed to protect the integrity of the evidence. Due to the controversy and media attention surrounding this case, there was a heavy police presence. After the funeral the family left for a private burial.
The family was helped by the Home Depot homer fund which have them a $10,000 grant to help with funeral expenses.
Cobb police released the search warrants for Justin Harris Saturday morning. The newly released search warrants show police searched Ross' home, computer, cell phone and car.
According to the official warrants:
On 06/18/14 at 1624 hrs Pct 3 officers responded to 2955 Akers Mill Rd, Atlanta GA regarding a person down call. When the officers arrived on scene they discovered that Cooper Harris 08-02-12 was deceased. The CAP unit was contacted and responded to the scene regarding a homicide investigation. Justin Harris, the deceased subject's father was witnessed pulling into the parking lot of Uncle Maddio's Pizza, 2955 Akers Mill Rd in a 2011 Hyundai Tucson, GA tag.... The vehicle came to a sudden stop. Justin quickly exited the vehicle, opened the driver side passenger door and pulled his child, Cooper Harris out of the vehicle. Justin was witnessed yelling "Oh my god what have I done". He then began doing CPR on the child. When someone came to assist Justin he stopped providing medical attention to the child and started making calls on his cell phone. EMS responded to the scene. It was obvious that the child was deceased. Justin stated that he went to work that morning and forgot to drop the child off at day care. Justin left his residence, took the child to Chic-fil-A in Vinings and then went to work. The child was left in the vehicle since approximately 0930 hrs this morning until he was discovered by Justin at around 1620 hrs when he was driving to meet up with some friends. The temperature was in the 90's for most of the day. During an interview with Justin, He stated that he recently researched, through the internet, child deaths inside vehicles and what temperature it needs to be for that to occur. Justin stated that he was fearful that this could happen.
The warrant to search Ross' home was for "evidence to include papers, writings, documents, photographs, evidence of child neglect, child abuse and photograph the residence."
The warrant to search Ross' home computer was for "evidence to include a laptop computer, computer tower, Google chrome cast internet searcher and other electronic devises (sic)."
The warrant to search Ross' car was for "trace evidence including but not limited to latent impressions, hairs, fibers, fingerprints, blood, or DNA, a child car seat, cell phones, photograph the vehicle, take measurements of the vehicle, computers, electronic communication devices, any electronic data storage devices located inside the vehicle, any paperwork and or writings related to the crime of Homicide and Cruelty to Children."
The warrant for the cell phone stated the phone "will be physically examined, documented, the storage devices forensically imaged or copied (if necessary), and later examined for evidence of these crimes."