Eddie Ray Routh Convicted In 'American Sniper' Murder Trial
After about two hours of deliberations, Eddie Ray Routh was found guilty of murder in the killings of 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle and his friend.By Jay Strubberg | February 24, 2015
A Texas jury has found ex-Marine Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killings of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield.
After about two hours of deliberations, 27-year-old Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.
Littlefield's mother spoke briefly following the ruling.
"God has proved to be faithful. And we are so thrilled that we have the verdict that we have tonight." (Video via Fox News)