Ore. man convicted in fatal strangling of mother



HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Jurors have found an Aloha, Ore., man guilty of murder in the strangling death of his 78-year-old mother.

The Oregonian reports that 55-year-old Michael Lee Reineke was convicted Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Prosecutors say he used a telephone cord to kill Norma Louise Gordon last June in her home.

Defense lawyer Ethan Levi says he plans to appeal.


Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com