Last night the jury handed in their verdict after 2 hours of being dismissed. They found the murderer of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield guilty; and no, they didn’t buy the insanity plea either. Hopefully these families can now get some peace of mind.
For the first time, the public is hearing emotional testimony from the widow of slain “American Sniper” Chris Kyle.
Taya Kyle was the first prosecution witness in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who shot and killed Chris Kyle and another man in February 2013 after they took Routh for a therapeutic session at a gun range.
Routh, an ex-Marine who served in Iraq, was convicted of murder on Tuesday night, a verdict that carries an automatic life prison term. On Feb. 11, Taya Kyle told the jury about the last time she saw her husband, just before he left for the gun range.
Read more: NBC News