Man Who Killed Mother Remains in State Hospital

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Odessa -  An Odessa man convicted of killing his mother will remain in the Big Spring State Hospital.

A court hearing was held for James Naylor today.

District Judge Denn Whalen denied Naylor's release from the facility and extended his psychiatric treatment for another year.

During the hearing, two psychiatrists said it was not safe to release Naylor at this time.

Naylor killed his mother with a butcher knife in 2003.

Back in 2004, A jury found Naylor not guilty by reason of insanity.