Jury Finds the Murderer of Chris Kyle Guilty

From NBC D/FW:  http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Closing-Arguments-Begin-in-Eddie-Ray-Routh-Murder-Trial-293918521.html

An Erath County jury has found former Marine Eddie Ray Routh guilty in the murders of “American Sniper” author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.

With the state not seeking the death penalty, a guilty verdict gives Routh an automatic life sentence without the possibility of parole.

Routh was silent for the reading of the verdict.

Kyle’s widow Taya Kyle was not present for the reading of the verdict, she angrily left the courtroom after the defense’s closing statement and slammed the door behind her.

“We waited two years for God to get us justice for us on behalf of our son and as always God has proved to be faithful,”  Chad Littlefield’s mother Judy said outside the courthouse. “We’re so thrilled that we have the verdict that we have tonight.”

Continue reading at:  http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Closing-Arguments-Begin-in-Eddie-Ray-Routh-Murder-Trial-293918521.html

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