Justin Ross Harris' ex-wife calls him 'a loving and proud father' who also was 'a terrible husband'
(CNN)Leanna Taylor has long maintained that her ex-husband did not mean to leave their 22-month-old son Cooper to die in the back of a sweltering SUV eight years ago.
In 2016, Taylor took the stand at the trial of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia father sentenced to life without parole for the 2014 hot-car death of their son. She described Harris as a "very involved" parent who never expressed anger or malice toward Cooper.
On Thursday, one day after Georgia's Supreme Court overturned Harris' murder conviction, she said she hoped the decision helps change the way the toddler is remembered.
"That he was wanted, that he was loved and that he is missed every single day," she said in a statement released by her attorney Lawrence Zimmerman.
Georgia's highest court …
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