Harris is charged with felony murder and child cruelty in the second degree. Police have asserted that he intentionally killed his son, although the charges do not yet reflect that. That could change as the investigation continues.
Subscribers may read the full story on our premium website, MyAJC.com. The AJC is committed to a balanced presentation of facts in the Harris case. Also at MyAJC.com: an exclusive interview with Harris' brother, a police officer in Alabama, word clouds of the closing arguments from the prosecution and defense at the probable cause hearing, and an interactive in which readers can click to key passages from the transcript of the hearing. These passages detail the dueling narratives emerging in the case.