A prosecutor has said, after the conviction of Eddie Routh in the killing of Chris Kyle, that “the biggest fallacy” of the trial was that PTSD caused Routh to commit the crime.
For the first time, the public is able to hear audio from inside the so-called American Sniper murder trial.
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.
The trial of the man charged with killing Navy SEAL and “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle is expected to resume Tuesday after a delay a day earlier due to inclement weather.
The trial of Eddie Routh, originally expected to resume on Monday in Stephenville, was delayed until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday due to sleet and cold temperatures in North Texas.
The defense team rested its case on Thursday in the highly-publicized murder trial of Eddie Routh. But testimony is not over yet in the Stephenville courtroom.
Attorneys for the former Marine accused of fatally shooting “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man are set to present their third day of an insanity defense.
Wednesday was the first full day that the defense got to make their case in the Eddie Routh murder trial, and they called his sister and brother-in-law to the witness stand.
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.
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.