Did Cooper’s dad boil him to death for insurance money?

Shocking new details about insurance money have emerged in the United States case of Justin Ross Harris. This was the Dad whose 22-month-old son, Cooper, died after being in a hot car for several hours.

Police arrested Harris on 18 June after “discovering” his toddler’s dead body on the back seat of his car.

Harris said he forgot to drop his son off at day care. He said he had accidentally left him in the car while he was at work.

Hollywood Life reports that police claim Harris, 33,  has been more worried about the insurance policy on his tiny son than anything else. Harris is in custody without bond,

Cobb County police department says he has been instructing his family to collect on the substantial policies worth $27 000 (about R280 000). He and his wife, Leanna Harris, 30, took out the insurance on the little boy’s life.

Cooper Harris Killed for Insurance MoneyThe Georgia father has been charged with second degree child cruelty and the felony murder of his son for insurance money.

It was first revealed at Harris’s first hearing on 3 July that Cooper’s life had two life insurance policies.  Prosecutors questioned Det. Phil Stoddard about the circumstances surrounding Cooper’s death. Stoddard revealed that Cooper had two life insurance policies, one for $25 000 and one for $2 000.

Police also believe that the Harris’ had financial problems, including credit card debt due to his overspending.

New search warrants have been issued for Harris’s wife, Leanna,  who will be further investigated bizarre behaviour after her son’s death.

All info was correct at time of publishing