STEPHENVILLE, TX-- It took the jury less than two and a half hours to reach a verdict in the American Sniper murder trial, and an hour of that was spent eating dinner.
Apparently the jury didn't buy the defense`s claim that Routh was insane, instead focusing on other evidence Routh`s confession.
Since this wasn't a death penalty case, the judge issued the only possible sentence: life in prison without parole.
Outside the courtroom, Chad Littlefield`s mother spoke.
"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," Judy Littlefield said.
Yeah, the trial is over. but this whole ordeal will never be over for the families of Chad Littlefield and Chris Kyle.