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STEPHENVILLE, Texas -- After several days of evidence focused on the mental health of the former Marine accused in the fatal shootings of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend, the trial of Eddie Ray Routh is set to resume Monday in Texas.

Trial Comes For Eddie Ray Routh, Marine Accused Of Killing ‘American Sniper’

Feb 11, 2015
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Eddie Ray Routh had been talking crazy for a while. So when he showed up on his sister's doorstep one afternoon two Februarys ago and claimed to have shot two men, she didn't know what to think.

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Jury selection is underway for the trial of the man accused of killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in the movie "American Sniper."

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Jury selection starts Thursday morning in the murder trial of the man accused of killing Chris Kyle -- the veteran Navy SEAL who’s the subject of the hit movie American Sniper.

Chris Kyle To Be Buried In State Cemetery

Feb 7, 2013
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The state of Texas is giving former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle a special honor: he will be buried in in the elite State Cemetery in Austin next week. On Monday, Kyle will be remembered in a public ceremony at Cowboy’s Stadium at 1:00p.m. Among the thousands expected is State Captain for the Patriot Guard Riders of Texas Mike Lambert.

"This man is a true American hero," Lambert says. "We’re not giving anything to Chris, we’re paying back what we owe to that man."