Ross Harris fired from Home Depot after hot car death

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The father charged in the hot car death of his son has been terminated from his job at Home Depot, 11Alive has confirmed.

Ross Harris, is charged with felony murder and cruelty to a child in the second-degree in the June 18 death of his 22-month-old Cooper Harris.

Harris claimed that he forgot to drop his son off at daycare before going into work at Home Depot.

A judge denied bond to Harris last week.

Investigators said that Harris was living a double life. They claimed that he was exchanging explicit messaging with up to six different women while at work on the day of his son's death.

A close childhood friend of Harris is blasting him on social media. Ben McRea has tweeted several messages about the man he has known for nearly 20 years. McRea, who was a groomsman in Harris' wedding, wrote, "Thank you God Ross and Leanna didn't have any more kids. I wish I never helped them meet." He also wrote, "Am ashamed I ever knew Ross Harris it makes me vomit to see his face now. I loved you like family man how did you get so sick."

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Toxicology results revealed that Cooper had no medications and no sedation agents given to him on the day of his death.

Ross Harris' wife, Leanna, has been the subject of much speculation since the court hearing. She has retained the services of defense attorney Lawrence Zimmerman, according to NBC News sources. Police have not named her as a suspect and she has not been charged with any crime. She was seen visiting the Cobb County jailwhere her husband is being held on Monday.

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