He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Collins’ mother, Angela Lozano, 45, was found dead on Jan. 12, 2013, in her North Richland Hills apartment.
According to an arrest warrant affidavit, on Jan. 11, Collins was moving out of the apartment when he began to argue with his mother. He punched her in the face and choked her until she stopped breathing, the affidavit said.
-- Bill Miller