James Rogers was sentenced to death by the State of Georgia for the murder of an elderly woman. According to court documents James Rogers would sexually assault and murder a 75 year old woman. James Rogers would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to death.
James Rogers 2021 Information
EYE COLOR: HAZEL
HAIR COLOR: BROWN
MAJOR OFFENSE: MURDER
MOST RECENT INSTITUTION: GA DIAG CLASS PRISON
MAX POSSIBLE RELEASE DATE: DEATH
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Rogers has been convicted of murdering his neighbor, Grace Perry, in Floyd County, Georgia, in 1980. Perry died when she was impaled with a rake handle. Rogers’ first conviction for this crime was overturned by Georgia’s Supreme Court. Rogers v. State, 250 Ga. 652, 300 S.E.2d 490 (1983). His second trial in June 1985 resulted in a conviction for murder of Perry and aggravated assault on another woman, Perry’s housemate. At sentencing for the murder, the jury found the second and seventh statutory aggravating circumstances,1 O.C.G.A. Sec. 17-10-30(b) (2) & (7); and Rogers was sentenced to death.