Son accused of killing Houston community leader found not guilty by reason of insanity

File photo: James Rogers appears in court on murder charges in January 2012

August 12, 2013 1:47:59 PM PDT
A Houston man accused of killing his mother was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday.

The victim was Reyna "Yuki" Rogers -- a well-known activist in the Asian community in Houston.

She was shot and killed in January of last year in the southwest Houston townhome she shared with her son, James Rogers.

Rogers is an Iraq war veteran who relatives say experienced post traumatic stress disorder. He will be committed to Rusk State Hospital for treatment.

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