CHICO, Calif. -

A Chico man accused of strangling his mother pleaded not guilty Thursday.

33-year-old Brian Weissinger was arrested on Friday for the death of his mother 71-year-old Rochanah Weissinger.

Investigators found her body in her home off Morseman Avenue last Wednesday.

Detectives arrested Brian Weissinger for his mother's murder on Friday.

His bail is still set at $1 million.