Dashcam footage of the moment Eddie Routh turned himself into police after allegedly shooting Chris Kyle was shown in court on Thursday as he stands trial for murdering the Navy SEAL who inspired the film American Sniper.
It was also revealed that two hours after the alleged shooting, Routh drove Kyle’s pickup truck to a Taco Bell drive-through where he bought two burritos. Prosecutors say the stop for a meal proves Routh was mentally competent when he killed Kyle and his friend.
Routh has pleaded not guilty to the capital murder charges on the basis that he is mentally ill, suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.
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Lancaster police later intercepted Routh parked outside a home where they had a 30-minute standoff, trying to convince him to exit the car.
Instead, Routh sped off and it wasn’t until another car rammed into him that the chase was brought to an end and he exited the truck with his arms up in surrender.
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