STEPHENVILLE, Texas (NBC News) A jury has found former Marine Eddie Ray Routh guilty in the murder of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield.
The decision came quickly, just over two-and-a-half hours after deliberations began.
Routh watched quietly as the jury was polled, their decision unanimous, then stood as he was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
“Two heroes died that day,” Jerry Richardson, Chad’s brother, said afterward. “Chad and Kris could have been the best friend he ever had. Instead he ended up being an American disgrace.”
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