Eddie Routh’s mother testifies she did not know her son was going to a shooting range.
Defense attorneys for Eddie Routh began Tuesday by asking that the judge declare a mistrial. They claimed that a witness for the prosecution committed perjury last week.
During Monday’s testimony, jurors saw Eddie Routh’s confession on the night of the killings, and heard him admit he knew what he did was wrong.
After several days of evidence focused on the mental health of the former Marine accused in the fatal shootings of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend, the trial of Eddie Routh is set to resume Monday.
Authorities found marijuana, a nearly empty bottle of whiskey and anti-psychotic medication while searching Eddie Routh’s home after death of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
Eddie Routh was back in court on Friday for the third day of his murder trial. He has been accused of killing Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield.
A Texas Ranger testifying at the murder trial of a former Marine charged with killing famed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend said the two victims were armed when they were shot multiple times.
Taya Kyle told a packed courtroom today her late husband, American sniper Chris Kyle, was a trained marksman, and a loving father, whose death came from his blind side.
Two years after Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were shot and killed at a gun range in Erath County, the man accused of murdering them is standing trial.
Prosecutors say the widow of Chris Kyle, the former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated movie “American Sniper,” will be among the first witnesses to testify during the trial of his alleged killer in Texas.
Opening statements in what is certain to be one of the country’s most watched murder trials are now set to begin on Wednesday.
Jury selection continued on Monday in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated film “American Sniper.”