Murderer of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield found guilty Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Headline, Midlothian on February 24, 2015 by Publisher STEPHENVILLE — An Erath County jury in Stephenville, Texas found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of capital murder for the murders of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. District Judge Jason C. Cason read the jury's verdict at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday.It took the jury less than three hours to reach their verdict.Routh, 27, was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Prosecutors chose not to seek the death penalty."We just want to say that we've waited two years for God to get justice for us on behalf of our son and as always God has proved to be faithful, and we're so thrilled that we have the verdict that we have tonight," Littlefield's mother, Judy Littlefield, told reporters outside the courthouse.Routh, 27, was on trial for the Feb. 2, 2013 murders of Kyle, 38, and Chad Littlefield, 35. Routh's attorneys focused their defense on mental insanity, which prosecutors staunchly disputed. You may also be interested in readingRep. John Wray files bill to name highway Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield HighwayLegislative Medal of Honor awarded to Chris Kyle and William DyessCommissioners support renaming highway after Kyle and LittlefieldFeb. 2 declared Chris Kyle DayDoug Wendel named new Midlothian HS head football coachPrincipal named at Dolores McClatchey ElementaryGroup raises money for Rebuilding America’s WarriorsRed Oak woman sentenced to life in prison for murdering husbandMidlothian PD and FBI put convicted sex offender away for child porn possessionMidlothian police seeking clues in murder of mother ← Ennis State Bank sets Shred Day event for April 11Readers’ photos of the Feb. 25, 2015 snow storm → You must log in to post a comment.