BRUNSWICK — The Justin Ross Harris trial will recess at day’s end and resume Monday due to the threat posed by Hurricane Matthew.
Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. She initially planned a half-day session on Thursday but the looming storm forced her hand. A voluntary evacuation is in effect for the Golden Isles, expected to feel the brunt of the hurricane late Friday.
It’s just the latest delay for a trial that was supposed to begin in April in Cobb County but was moved after an impartial jury could not be found. Harris is charged with intentionally locking his son inside a hot car to die.
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