MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) -- A medical examiner in Georgia says hyperthermia was the cause of death for a toddler left for hours in his father's SUV.
The Cobb County Medical Examiner's Office says in a news release that toxicology results are still pending but that it believes the cause of death was hyperthermia and the manner of death was homicide.
Hyperthermia is a condition in which the temperature of the body spikes due to the heat.
The boy died on June 18 after his father, 33-year-old Justin Ross Harris, left him in the hot car for several hours.
Harris faces a murder charge.
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