ATLANTA – The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday vacated the murder conviction of Justin Ross Harris, who was tried for leaving his son in a hot car.

The court ruled in a 6-3 decision that Harris did not receive a fair trial because days of testimony about his extramarital sexual relations should not have been allowed. Harris, who was sentenced to life in prison without a chance of parole, is now eligible for a new trial on murder charges for deliberately leaving his 22-month-old son Cooper in his SUV to die.

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