HOT CAR DEATH: Focus shifts to what mom knew (VIDEO)

Attention has shifted to the mother of a 22-month-old child who died after his father left him in a hot car.

Ross Harris, 33, is charged with felony murder and child cruelty in the second-degree in the death of his son, Cooper. He claims that he forgot to drop his son off at daycare before heading to work on June 18. Cooper Harris spent nearly seven hours in the SUV as temperatures rose to 88 degrees, according to warrants.

A judge found probable cause for the charges and did not grant bond to Harris in a hearing on Thursday. He remains at Cobb County Jail.

Authorities won't say if an arrest warrant has been obtained for Harris' wife, Leanna. It's not known if police believe she had anything to do with the death of Cooper.

During Thursday's court hearing, Cobb County investigator Phil Stoddard said that Leanna didn't rush to her child – or even ask to see him. Leanna only wanted to know about her husband, Stoddard testified.

At the police station, she asked Ross if he said too much. And earlier in the day, after finding that her son had never been dropped off at the daycare, she immediately told workers that her husband must have left Cooper in the vehicle.

But criminal defense attorney and former federal prosecutor Jerry Froelich says suspicion is not enough to make an arrest. He also warns many of the statements presented could have been taken out of context.

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