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'American Sniper' trial: Chris Kyle killer sentenced to life in prison
'American Sniper' trial: Chris Kyle killer sentenced to life in prison

Troubled veteran Eddie Ray Routh was convicted of capital murder late Tuesday in the slaying of two men, including Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL whose life inspired the blockbuster "American Sniper." Routh, 27, was sentenced to life without possibility of parole for fatally shooting Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield at an outdoor gun range in 2013. Routh's lawyers had argued that their client was not guilty by reason of insanity, but the jury took less than three hours to reject their argument and convict the defendant. Considered the most lethal sniper in American military history, Kyle served four tours of duty in Iraq and chronicled his experiences in a 2012 autobiography....

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