He never called 911 after finding Cooper.
And there were no tears, the prosecutor said. Instead, "he's calm while people who don't even know this child refuse to give up," Boring said.
He continued to act flippantly in the hours after Cooper's death, according to Boring. While in the holding cell at the Cobb police station, Harris allegedly chatted up others in the jail, asking, "What are y'all in for?"
His motive? Obsession, said Boring said. He was in love with a young woman he had met online. Cooper, said the prosecutor, was the obstacle that stood in his way of the lifestyle that he craved.
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