Prosecutor attacks accused ‘American Sniper‘ killer’s insanity defense

February 11, 2015 5:16 PM

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STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The prosecution in ​the ​“American Sniper” murder trial ​of accused killer Eddie Ray Routh ​​went right after ​his planned mental-illness defense, calling it a “very very narrow door” for the shooter to prove he couldn’t tell right from wrong.

Earth County D​istrict Attorney Alan Nash, just minutes into his opening statement, told jurors to be skeptical of claims that Routh was out of his mind when he killed real-life “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and his pal Chad Littlefield two years ago.

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