Eddie Ray Routh
Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield after jurors rejected his insanity defense. Prosecutors didn’t seek the death penalty.
An attorney for the former Marine found guilty in the shooting deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield has filed an appeal.
For the first time, the public is able to hear audio from inside the so-called American Sniper murder trial.
A North Texas jury convicts a former Marine for the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.
American Sniper” author Chris Kyle had no time to react when an ex-Marine opened fire on him at a shooting range two years ago, a forensics expert testified. Testimony concluded Tuesday afternoon, with closing arguments following.
A forensics expert testified Tuesday that “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle had no time to react when an ex-Marine opened fire on him at a shooting range two years ago.
On the first full day of defense witnesses in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, his girlfriend- Jennifer Weed, his sister and brother in law testified before the court on Wednesday.
Eddie Routh’s mother testifies she did not know her son was going to a shooting range.
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.
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.
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.
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.