Genesee Circuit Court Judge David J. Newblatt handed down the sentence for Jason Harris of Davison in the 2014 death of Christina Davis, MLive.com reported. A jury convicted Jason Harris in November of first-degree murder, solicitation of murder and delivery of a controlled substance causing death.
“I agree completely with their verdict,” Newblatt said. “You are guilty. You did this. You are a murderer. You are a liar. I want to make that very clear. The jury saw through your lies and I see through your lies.”
A medical examiner had classified Christina Harris’ death in 2014 as an accidental overdose. But investigators subsequently alleged that it was a murder scheme hatched by Jason Harris at their Davison home in Genesee County.
Family members insisted that Christina didn’t use drugs. Indeed, a sample of frozen breast milk showed no evidence of it.
Jason Harris was charged in 2019, five years after his wife’s death. He received $120,000 in life insurance benefits. Two weeks after Christina’s death, another woman moved into the home.