Former Marine Faces Capital Murder Charges In Death Of Legendary Navy SEAL And Friend
Eddie Ray Routh, a former Marine and Iraqi war veteran charged with killing Kyle and a friend at an Erath County gun range in February, was indicted Wednesday on two counts of capital murder.
Kyle and Chad Littlefield went with Routh to a gun range for lessons when the 25-year-old allegedly shot them and then fled the scene in Kyle's pickup truck. He was captured a few hours later in his sister's home in Lancaster.Kyle is considered to be the deadliest sniper in American history. His account of life during and after war, "American Sniper," was a best-seller.
Routh remains jailed in lieu of $3 million bail.