Jury deliberations begin in 'American Sniper' killing trial

Feb 24, 2015 6:56 PM by News Staff

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas jury has begun deliberations in the capital murder trial of a former Marine in the fatal shooting of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle's.

State District Judge Jason Cashon turned the case over to the Erath County jury Tuesday evening after about three hours of closing arguments.

There was no indication how long jurors would be asked to deliberate Tuesday evening.

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